The team works across the localities providing support and challenge to improve attendance and engage families and young people in learning.
Early Help, Family Support & Youth Offending Services works across the localities providing support and challenge to improve attendance and engage families and young people in learning. The team use an integrated approach using targeted interventions in order to improve school attendance and outcomes for children and families.
Support can be offered to schools and settings to work with families who:
• find it difficult to maintain good attendance
• want to enrich their skills of parenting including young parents and grandparents
• have children who find joining a new school a challenge
• are coping with teenagers
• provide group or 1:1 work on healthy relationships, transition, self esteem, conflict resolution and other topics
We will work collaboratively with other professionals supporting families who may be experiencing one or more of the following as identified through their Early Help Assessment (CAF):
• are homeless or have housing problems
• are affected by domestic abuse
• are affected by substance and / or alcohol misuse
• are involved in the Criminal Justice System
• are experiencing or have experienced a bereavement
• wish to access employment or training
• are affected by debt
The customer can be assured that all advice and work carried out will be fully in line with health and safety regulations and good practice guidelines for statutory agencies and professional bodies.