Information leaflets for parents and carers

Assessments in Children's Services

The role of a Social Worker is to make sure that a child is safe and well cared for. This guide will explain how a social worker can help you and your family and what happens during the assessment process.

Download: A guide to assessments in Children's Services for parents and carers (PDF)

Child in need

Download: Child In Need Leaflet for Families (PDF)

Child protection

Download: A guide to Child Protection Enquiries (Section 47) (PDF)

Download: A guide to Child Protection Conferences (PDF)

Kinship care

Download: Find out more about what to expect (PDF)

Download: Private fostering a guide for children and young people (PDF)

Download: Private Fostering a guide for carers (PDF)

Download: Private Fostering a guide for professionals (PDF)

Download: Worcestershire guide to special guardianship orders (PDF)

The Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)

The Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) is a partnership between Worcestershire County Council (WCC) children’s social care, Worcestershire NHS Health Services, West Mercia Police and the National Probation Service working together to safeguard children and young people. Find out more information about MASH by downloading the leaflet.

Download: MASH leaflet (PDF)

Special Educational Needs information factsheets

Download: Factsheets for parents (PDF)

Download: Factsheets for young people (PDF)