Walsall's Early Help Guide For Lead Professionals

This page contains the information that professionals in Walsall need to help ensure the safety of children in the borough.  You can view and download the documents and guidance by clicking on the relevant titles.

Early Help Partnership Tool

A tool to support you to understand and identify the help and support a child, young person and/or their family needs.


Early Help Hub Process


Right Help, Right Time (threshold guidance) - Weblink 

Guidance to professionals about the thresholds for referrals, common language and the roles and responsibilities of individual professionals, agencies and support available.

Guide for Lead professionals November 2019

This guide aims to give Lead Professionals and Social Workers information to support children, young people and their families to access the full range of services available as part of a Child Protection/Child in Need or Early Help Assessment plan or step down. 

End of intervention record 


Early Help review and Step down paperwork


Walsall's Early Help - What we do and how overview (PDF 48KB)

(currently being reviewed)

This is an overview of the Early Help Assessment process


Walsall's Early Help - Information for Families leaflet (PDF 990KB)

This leaflet gives an overview of how Walsall's Early Help can help their families.



Walsall Safeguarding Partnerhip - Child Sexual Exploitation Resource Pack (Weblink)

A reource pack providing information, guidance and the screening tool, to help professionals quickly and consistently assess a child's risk of child sexual exploitation.