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Early Help is a way of getting extra support when needed. Our integrated 0-19 (25 with SEND) service aims to help families when difficulties first begin so that we can support them with finding solutions quickly. We will provide support through a variety of community-based settings including children’s centres and schools as well as in the family home.  Early help means responding promptly if a child is at immediate risk of harm (or has other significant or complex needs) as much as it means responding to a need which only requires advice or guidance. 

For more information, please have a look at sections below:

Early Help for families:
support when difficulties first begin

Worried about a child?

Fostering and adoption

Parenting Offer Autumn 2022

Services at Children centres
and Family hubs

Other organisations
providing family support

Online support:

There are lots of websites where you can exchange ideas, tips and advice with other parents. These networks have been built by parents for parents and contain a wide range of information.

* Please note that the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Council is not responsible for content of external websites.

Netmums >>

A family of local sites that cover the UK. Each local site offers information to mums including where to find playgroups, meet other mums and how to eat healthily.

Mumsnet >>

A site where parents can swap advice and ideas, aiming to make parents' lives easier by pooling knowledge.

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