National lockdown: Stay at Home

National lockdown rules apply in England

Latest guidance and information on COVID-19

Early Help for families

Helping early is about the right support at the right time. It is for any child or young person (pre-birth - 25 years of age), in the context of their family, support network and community, who are experiencing things that are starting to feel difficult. It is about feeling ok to ask for support at that time, and professionals listening and responding in the most helpful way. 
Read our Helping Early Strategy, 2020-2023 to read what children and families told us about what is important to them, and our priorities and plans for the next three years as a partnership.

Covid 19 information (external link)

Information about Covid 19 (Coronavirus) for families and children

Covid 19 activities (external link)

Activities for families and children while spending time at home during Covid 19 (Coronavirus)

Early Help Programmes

Our programmes offer a range of interventions and opportunities for children, young people, and their families.

Early Help Assessment Tool

Find out more information about EHATs and guidance on how to complete one. 

Family Group Conference

A conference can be used by families to help them identify their own issues and possible solutions alongside professionals.

Children's Centres

Located across the borough, the centres offer a range of services for families. 

Early Help Prevention Panel

Our panel is designed to find solutions that are tailored to each individual family. 

Restorative Family Coaches

These dedicated coaches are trained to help enable restorative practice and family engagement.

Early Help Publications

Our publications can provide you with more information about the services we provide. 

Contact Us

If you have any questions or queries, please get in contact with the team.