Early Help provide services that can be accessed locally at a time and place that suits families to help them to do well, stay safe and resolve problems at the earliest possible opportunity, before they become more serious.
Come and talk to our Parent Support Advisors if you would like more information or you would like them to help you access these services.
Early Help provide a range of services to meet the educational, social and emotional needs of children, young people and families in Kent through their partner organisations.
For example, they can offer support if:
Depending on the help that you are looking for, there are a number of ways in which you can ask for Early Help support through our partner organisations.
Your local Children’s Centre can provide a wide range of groups and services aimed at families including:
Youth Hubs provide services which are aimed at young people and adolescents including:
If you would benefit from some 1:1 support or low-level family intervention this would be classed as Additional Support. This support is expected on average to last 6-8 weeks. Please speak to a team member at your local Children's Centre or Youth Hub for more information.
There are a number of services which can support young people in Kent, including:
You can also find out more about:
Information about Early Help's family support services is also available in alternative formats and can be explained in a range of languages. Call 03000 41 41 41 for details.