Children and families

To report a concern about a child or young person

All referrals for children or young people living in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead should be made through the Single Point of Access referral form.

For more information on safeguarding in RBWM, please visit the AfC safeguarding page.

If you consider a child is in immediate danger, phone the police emergency number on 999.

Achieving for Children 

Achieving for Children logoAchieving for Children (AfC) provides children's services for the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. AfC provides children, young people and their families with safeguarding, social care, education and health services. 

As part of AfC’s delivery and partnership with RBWM, the AfC info website hosts up-to-date information on support and services for children, young people and their families. This includes: 

If you want to know more about AfC, please visit the AfC corporate website, where you can also find available jobs, consultancy work and partnership opportunities. The corporate website also includes latest strategies and reports, including the Sufficiency Strategy for Children in Care and Care Leavers 2023-28

Contact AfC

If you have any questions about AfC services, you can find the relevant team’s contact details on the AfC enquiries webpage

Household Support Fund

The Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) has provided local government with the Household Support Fund for the period April 2023 – March 2024.

The objective of the Fund is to provide support to vulnerable households in most need of support, to help with significantly rising living costs through two different schemes: a £145 payment made directly to residents and vouchers which are provided during the school holidays to children who would usually receive free school meals.

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