The Lambeth Carers Card is a new initiative that has been designed to connect unpaid carers to helpful information and resources. Many of these carers still don’t know that help is available, so please share this information and help us spread the word!
Short breaks: enhanced summer offer
As a result of direct feedback from parents of children and young people with SEND Support needs, colleagues working within the children and young people’s statutory sector came together with volunteers and the community sector to pilot and implement additional stay and play opportunities.
Fostering during lockdown comes with unique challenges, but despite this, Lambeth heroes such as Alex, are welcoming vulnerable children into their homes.
During Fostering Fortnight the council are appealing to the community – now, more than ever they need new people to come forwards and apply to become foster carers.
Lambeth children’s centres continue to support large numbers of families with very young children, through phone calls, distribution of food and home learning packs, and online activities and resources. Many families not previously known to children’s centres are requesting support through the new single point of access phone number and online form here www.lambeth.gov.uk/coronavirus-cyp