Welcome to Children's Workforce
Early Help support

There is a range of training provided for Early Help support workers. Click here to view courses currently available.

Early Help support

Targeted Early Help, offered by Family Keyworkers in East Sussex is an approach to improving outcomes for families with multiple and complex problems.


If you are worried about a child or young person you're supporting and who you think might be at risk of harm or in danger, please see our Single Point of Advice (SPoA) page.

Available eLearning courses

Early Help Planning eLearning

This Training is aimed for East Sussex County Council practitioners providing Early Help Support, however it might be useful for external partners to see how this is delivered.

Early Help Keywork eLearning

This Training provide an overview of what Early Help Keywork is

Working together

Everyone who comes into contact with children and families has a role to play in safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The following links have more information about how we work together and how to share information about the families we’re working with:

Continuum of Need

The Safeguarding Children Continuum of Need tools are used widely across all teams who work with children and families in East Sussex. The tools provide a shared understanding and common language around needs and risks to support decision-making and discussions between services.