Early Help

Our Early Help services provide targeted support to children, young people and families at the earliest point of identified need, with the aim of preventing problems escalating and reduce interventions.

Early Help

What is Early Help?

Early Help means offering advice, support and direct interventions at the earliest point of identified need. The aim of Early Help is to support families to support themselves, to prevent problems from escalating and to reduce the number of families needing statutory interventions.

In need of help? Speak to our team today

Our Family Centres provide a range of support services for families with children aged 0 to 5 in Sunderland.

For advice and information around supporting young women who suspect they might be pregnant, please consult the Teenage

Together for Children’s Early Help service works closely with schools, health visitors and families in Sunderland to

In Early Help

  • In order to ensure the best support for families, we need to share information within Together for Children and with our partners – this means sharing personal records that relate to families and their support needs.
  • Our Family Centres run lots of fun and educational classes across the city.
  • Our Family Centres provide a range of support services for families with children aged 0 to 5 in Sunderland.
  • Advice and information around supporting young women who suspect they may be pregnant