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What is Early Help?


Safeguarding COVID-19


Local Safeguarding Children Board


Multi-agency assessment referral form


Multi-agency assessment and referral form fair processing notice


Short breaks


Provider portal & eligibility checker guidance tutorials


Training opportunities for professionals


Speech and language therapy service (SALT)


30-hours free childcare FAQs for schools


SEND Resources for Professionals


Diversity awareness


Supporting young people


Meet the BBEEC team


Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation


Useful Contacts



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