Early Help Panels

Early Help Panels are designed to give local practitioners the opportunity to discuss cases, identify blockages and agree solutions have been set up across the city.  Replacing the Team Around family (TAF) meetings, the five Early Help Panels will share information and help ensure a consistent approach to Early Help, and will be aligned with Birmingham Education Partnership (BEP) areas:

  • Sutton Coldfield and Erdington
  • Perry Barr and Ladywood
  • Hodge Hill and Yardley
  • Hall Green and Selly Oak
  • Edgbaston and Northfield

The membership of the Local Early Help Panels comes from the main agencies in each of the five areas, including Health, Education, Police, Early Years, Voluntary Sector, Housing Family Support, Safeguarding, Youth Offending Service, Mental Health and more.

The Early Help Panels will:

  • help agencies manage a case within their own resources and/or with the support of other agencies
  • address blockages in the system
  • provide a level of multi-agency background information sharing on a case/family
  • suggest actions and ways forward

How to access your local Early Help Panel:

  • To access the Early Help Panel you will need full consent of the family, and to have been working with the family to complete an Early Help Assessment
  • E-mail the address below to request a slot on your local panel, attaching the Early Help Assessment to the e-mail
  • You could also be directed to the Early Help Panels through a conversation with CASS (Children’s Advice and Support Service).  You will be offered a place at the panel relevant to the child or family.
  • You will be sent details of your local Early Help Panel that you should attend, the date and a timeslot.

Where to email your request for Early Help Panels:

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Details of the Early Help Panel meetings

Early Help Panel

Fortnightly Meetings

day 

Venue
Sutton and Erdington Thursdays

Featherstone Children’s Centre

29 Highcroft Rd,

Birmingham B23 6AU

Perry Barr and Ladywood Tuesdays

St Thomas Children’s Centre

Bell Barn Rd,

Birmingham B15 2AF

Hodge Hill and Yardley Mondays

Dyson Gardens Children’s Centre

Highfield Rd,

Birmingham B8 3QU

Hall Green and Selly Oak Wednesdays To be confirmed
Northfield and Edgbaston Thursdays

Reameadow Children’s Centre

5 River Brook Drive, Birmingham B30 2SH

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