In this section you will find information about how to access support from Children's Social Care Services and what happens if we get involved with you and your family.

Support groups for children, young people and families can also be found in our online service directory.

Support for children who are at risk, need protection or extra support from Children’s Social Care Services.

Page last updated: 17 January, 2014

Children who require services from Children's Social Care

Child protection

Common Assessment Framework (CAF)

Contact Children's Social Care

Corporate parenting

Join our social work team

Leaving care

Looked after children

Private fostering


Support groups for children and their families

Thresholds for Social Care

Young carers

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