Early Help

Support, prevention and early intervention for children and families.

Our Early Help Team provides intense, focused support when problems first emerge. The right Early Help services at the right time can reduce or prevent specific problems from getting worse

Find out more about Early Help in Rotherham

Find Early Help services

Search the Early Help directory to find services for your needs in Rotherham.

Many services let you refer yourself for help. You don't have to get a referral from a social worker or other professional.

Search the directory

Help for children with special educational needs or disabilities

The Local Offer directory brings together all the information about local services for children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities.

See the SEND Local Offer for Rotherham

Find services for young people

Youthi provides information and advice for young people in Rotherham about:

  • Vacancies
  • Careers
  • Health
  • Education
  • Life
  • Events

Visit the Youthi website

Help for families

We work with families who need some support, but who do not qualify for direct social care support. We can quickly build a support package tailored to your family's needs.

Make a request for support

Tell us what you think about Early Help services

If you've been involved with our Early Help and Family Engagament Service, we'd love to hear from you.

Your feedback will help us to identify what we are doing well and where we could improve for the next family who need us.

Tell us online

Download a feedback form

How we make sure that you get good help and support

One of the ways that we check on the quality of support you receive is by carrying out an audit.

Audit is a way that Children and Young People’s services in Rotherham check if children and their families are getting the best from their Early Help Workers and Social Workers.

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Help for professionals

Family members and professionals can play a key role when families face difficulties. This can impact a child or young person's experiences and achievements. More help and advice can be found on the Early Help professionals website.

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