Worcestershire Children First

Our vision is for Worcestershire to be a wonderful place for all children and young people to grow up.

About us

Worcestershire Children First is the company responsible for delivering children’s services across the county of Worcestershire.

Children's Social Care

Our aim is to work with parents, carers and young people together and to offer advice and support before a situation reaches crisis point. 


Find a school, school attendances, school meals, term dates, continuing to learn and how to apply for a primary or secondary school place.

Early Help

Early Help means providing help and support to a child, young person or their family.


The term SEND is used if a child or young person has a Special Educational Need and/or Disability.

Foster Care

We are a not-for-profit fostering agency and wholly owned by Worcestershire County Council. 

Education services for schools and settings

Education Services

We provide education support services and training to over 1800 early years settings, schools and post-16 providers in Worcestershire.

Inclusion in Educational Settings

Information on promoting and supporting Inclusion and Inclusive practice is Worcestershire’s educational settings.

Public Health Innovation fund

Public Health in Worcestershire have been able to set aside funding to enable small grants to be made to schools (and other Education settings) to support innovative health and wellbeing projects.

Further information

Business plan 2023 to 2024

Worcestershire Children First Business plan for 2023 to 2024.

Financial statements

Documents and minutes of meetings.

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Ofsted Inspection

Inspection of Worcestershire local authority children's services published on 14 July 2023.