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New Early Help and Complex Families Hub

Early Help & Complex Families Hub The Hub is based on the ground floor at Castle Hill Centre and is now live.  It has been developed to further strengthen Bolton’s Early Help Offer. What is it? The Hub supports Lead Professionals when they are working with families presenting with complex and multiple needs at high level 2 in Bolton’s Framework for Action.   The Hub supports cases where Lead Professionals have exhausted existing processes.  Using effective information sharing, it draws on the collective partner expertise to explore the options for engaging differently with an individual or family. How do we define a complex family? […]

Early Help Assessment – Now Online!

From today the Early Help Assessment Form has been uploaded to replace the CAF form.  This has been done following the review of Bolton’s Framework for Action and reflects the language, guidance and Working Together 2013.  All Early Help guidance will be updated in the next few weeks to ensure consistent use of the term ‘Early Help’ rather than CAF. Should all existing CAFs be retyped onto the new Early Help form? No – only use this form for any new Early Help Assessments you undertake with families For help in using the form contact the Integrated Working Team on […]