Your local support team

Co-ordinated support

A local support team is a team of experienced children's service professionals from a variety of services who work with children, young people and families living within a particular geographical area.

You may have worked with a member of a local support team in the past. Members of the team include professionals such as education welfare officers and parent support workers.

Their work is focused on meeting additional targeted, non-social work needs, predominantly levels 2 and 3.

You can use LocalView to find out which team supports a particular address across Staffordshire.

You can find a list of teams and contact details on the get in touch page.

How do I get help from my local support team?

Please see the getting access to support page.

How can I work with my local support team?

For those children and young people that need additional help it is vital that you work together with your local support team to provide a clear package of support.

What is the common assessment framework?

It is not a referral process but a way of working that will help you and your local support team assess the needs of the child, formulate a clear plan of support and jointly implement and monitor support.

What do they do?

A local support team will:

  • Ensure that the needs of children and families are met as early as possible and prevented from getting worse.
     
  • Be a single, local point of contact for accessing targeted support services.
     
  • Provide a co-ordinated response to meeting the needs of your pupils.
     
  • Work with children and families in 4 main ways:

    • Consultation and advice
    • Individual case work
    • Group and family work
    • Whole school work.

Contact us

Contact numbers for the teams:

Staffordshire Moorlands District

  • Biddulph 01782 297810
  • Leek 01538 483 129

Newcastle Borough

  • Kidsgrove, Madeley and Chesterton 01782 296290

South Staffordshire District

  • North and South 01902 506150

Stafford Borough

  • Stafford - North and South 01785 854080

East Staffordshire Borough

  • Uttoxeter 01889 256400
  • Paget 01283 239617
  • Stapenhill 01283 239586

Tamworth Borough

  • Wilnecote and Glascote 01827 782004

Lichfield District

  • Burntwood 01543 510410
  • Lichfield 01543 334797

Cannock District

  • Rugeley, Cannock East and Cannock West 01543 51231

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