Local resources Merton
Pregnancy and the period after childbirth are significant times of change in a person’s life. It is common for women and their partners to experience many different emotions during this time. Access our New Baby, New Feelings resources for your local area.
The Merton Family Services Directory provides impartial information and advice on facilities for children and young people aged up to 19.
You can find out how to apply for primary and secondary school places in Merton on the Family Information Service website - just go to Schools, education and learning.
A Local Offer gives children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities, and their family’s information about what support services the local authority think will be available in their local area.
Learn about local specialist services in your area at the CLCH website
Our Occupational therapy service for children and young people works in partnership with you, supporting children and young people to participate in what they need and want to do.
Our children's speech and language therapy teams assess, diagnose, and provide therapy for children and young people with speech, language, communication and/or swallowing problems to help them communicate to the best of their ability.
We work in partnership with parents, nurseries, children’s centres and school staff to embed communication goals in a child’s everyday environment.
Our children’s physiotherapy teams work with children with neurodevelopmental and orthopaedic motor difficulties from birth until they leave school.
We provide specialist assessment, advice and intervention with a neuro developmental approach to assist children with their physical function with regard to positioning, movement and balance, to enable them to achieve their optimum physical function/potential.