Shropshire Council

Early help

Welcome to Early help

Early Help Front Door Service E-HAST (Early Help & Support Team)

The Early Help Front Door Service is a single point of contact for partner agencies, children, young people and their families, focused on making sure that the right support is put in place as soon as it is needed.

What does it mean for the children and families?

The Early Help front door ensures that all enquiries and contacts are directed to a dedicated team of Early Help professionals, providing a seamless process so children and families will receive the right level of support in a timely way to help them achieve the best possible outcomes.

What does this mean for me?

An improved streamlined service off­ering  timely and targeted support. The telephone number is 0345 678 9021.

“How can I help?”

Early Help means acting early and as soon as possible to provide support where problems are emerging for children, young people and their families.

The type of things Early Help can support with include:

* Concerns about child’s health, development or behaviour
* How a child is doing at school
* Housing or financial concerns
* Children who may be aff­ected by domestic abuse, drugs, alcohol, ill health or crime

If you are concerned about a child or would like some advice and support, call 0345 678 9021 today and tell us how we can help.

How can we help?

Read Shropshire’s Early Help Strategy.

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