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Early Help

We work with parents, children, young people and alongside our partners in the wider Early Help community.

Early Help Assessment

What is an Early Help Assessment?

The Early Help Assessment (EHA) is a simple way to help identify needs of children and their families to make a plan to meet those needs.  For children and families whose needs and circumstances make them more vulnerable a co-ordinated, multi-disciplinary approach is usually best based on an early help assessment so no-one in the family misses out on the support they need. It is a shared tool which can be used by all agencies in Reading.

Getting started with an Early Help Assessment

To discuss the early help assessment and access the template please contact Jack Caine ( by email or on 0118 937 4324.

Other useful links

Triangle Outcome Star website

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