Early Help is about ensuring that children and families receive the support they need at the right time. Providing early help is more effective in promoting the welfare of children than reacting later. Early help means providing support as soon as a problem emerges, at any point in a child’s life, from the foundation years through to the teenage years.
Effective early help relies upon local agencies working together to:
Working Together to Safeguard Children (2015)
Information about how Early Help is implemented in Buckinghamshire can be found on the BSCB (Buckinghamshire Safeguarding Children Board) website
Including details of the following :
Details about agencies available to support children and families can be found on the Buckinghamshire Family Information Service website
The Early Help Practice Guidance toolkit has now been launched, please see the link below. http://www.bucks-lscb.org.uk/professionals/early-help-toolkit/
The latest edition and previous editions of the Early Help Newsletter are available.