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Early Help Partnership Tool

A tool to help you understand and identify the guidance and support a child, young person and/or their family needs.

A copy of the form will automatically be sent to you, once submitted.

This form may also be used by your agency to form part of your assessment of a child's, young person's and their family’s needs.

Making the referral to the targeted Early Help Team

Before sending in this referral, please consider:

  • could the needs of the child/ren, young person and their family be met by your own agency or other practitioner that the family already know?
  • are you in contact with the agency and are they supporting all?

If you are unsure whether to make this referral, call the Early Help Hub Advice & Guidance Help Line between 2pm and 4pm Monday to Friday on 0300 555 2866 Opt 1 or contact them by email.

To make a referral regarding a young carer please email us

The Hub will try to reply to your email within 48 hours. 

Please don’t stop your support

The support that you are offering should not  stop, most children and young people and families will only need to be supported for a short period of time from the ‘Partnership Early Help Level 3', until they and their family are strong and resilient enough to only require additional single agency support or universal services.

Please note that the Early Help Hub may determine, through further investigation / fact finding, that the child, young person or family’s needs would be best met by one of the agencies that may already be working with them or that a partner agency may be better suited to meet the identified needs, the Hub will make contact with the relevant agency and feedback to you as the referrer.