Early help for families and professionals

Help for any child or young person who is experiencing things that are starting to feel difficult.

Support for families

Sutton has different ways to help families when they are faced with challenges. Find helpful information and services that you can access in this section.

Support for professionals

If you are worried about a child, need advice and support, or need to make a referral you will find the necessary links in this section. Here you will also find information about the Sutton LSCP.

Early Help Programmes

Information about early intervention programmes in Sutton for children and families. 

Early Help Assessment Tool (EHAT) for families

Information about how we identify children and families in need of support. 

Early Help Family Group Conference (EHFGC)

Family group conferences are used by the Early Help team to encourage and empower individuals and families to be more resilient 

Early Help for professionals

Early Help for professionals provides a range of services and workforce development to schools and other professionals.

Early Help Prevention Panel

The Early Help team holds a panel meeting every two weeks to discuss more complex family cases. 

Restorative Family Coaches

Restorative family coaches are trained in all elements of restorative practice and family engagement.

What to do if you are worried about a child

Tell us about a child, young person or parent/carer that needs support.

Early Help Assessment Tool (EHAT) for professionals

Information about the family based assessment that takes into account the whole family and its unique context. 

Early Help Publications

Further reading and resources about Early Help.

Early Help Assessment Tool (EHAT) for professionals

More information about the EHAT for professionals.

Contact the Early Help team

Ways to contacts the Early Help team in Sutton.