Useful Links

Useful Links


Working Together in Essex Portal

Details of free Learning and Development opportunities available to partners in relation to Levels of Need, the Shared Family Assessment, Information Sharing as well as others, can be found at the Working Together Portal.

Essex Safeguarding Children's Board

Improve outcomes for children by co-ordinating the work of local agencies to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and ensuring the effectiveness of that work.

Essex Local Offer

Signposts Local Services for Special Educational Needs and Disability.

Essex Early Year's Childcare Provider Portal 

Advice and guidance for Early Years Settings.

Advice and Guidance for parents about government services and information.

Family Innovation Fund Early Help Services

Early Help services commissioned by Essex County Council for children, young people and parents/carers with low level needs.

Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Services

Call 0300 300 1600 to access the EWMHS during working hours 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday.

For our out of hours and weekend Crisis Support Service, please call the general NELFT switchboard on 0300 555 1201 to be put through to our Crisis Support Service.

Accessible 24 hours per day, 365 days of the year for all young people across Southend, Essex and Thurrock.