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Contact the Children and Families team

Community and Children's Services
City of London
North Wing, Guildhall
PO Box 270
London EC2P 2EJ

020 7332 3621 - 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday
children.duty@cityoflondon.gov.uk

Outside office hours - Emergency only

020 8356 2710 or 020 8356 2710
emergency.duty@hackney.gov.uk

The team is administered by the Department for Community and Children's Services (DCCS). Find out more about the department, including its goals and strategies, how it is governed and the partnership organisations it works with.

Joint local area SEND inspection in City of London

Between 12-16 March 2018, Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) conducted a joint inspection of the local area of the City of London to judge the effectiveness of the area in implementing the disability and special educational needs (SEN) reforms, as set out in the Children and Families Act 2014.

Inspectors spoke with children and young people who have SEN and/or disabilities, parents and carers, local authority and National Health Service (NHS) officers. They visited a range of providers and spoke to leaders, staff and governors about how they were implementing the special educational needs reforms.

Our inspection letter outlines findings from the inspection, including some areas of strengths and areas for further improvement.

Find out more Joint local area SEND inspection letter (345KB)

​The draft Children and Young People’s Plan 2018-21

The Children and Young People's Plan (CYPP) is the overarching strategy that sets a framework for our vision for children and young people in the City for the next three years. It outlines:

  • what the issues are for our children and young people
  • how we plan to address them
  • what we hope to achieve.

In the development of this draft plan, we engaged with young people who live and learn in the City and those who care and provide for them. We used this local intelligence, together with data, to determine the vision and priorities of the plan.

You can read:

How to make a suggestion or complaint

If you have a complaint or suggestion to make, we want to hear from you.

You may:

  • be unhappy about decisions we have made about your care
  • think that no one is listening to you
  • feel that you are not being treated properly by our staff, your social worker or carers
  • have an idea about how to improve the service.

How to get in touch with us

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