Early Support Co-ordinator

The Early Support Programme is a national government initiative, providing co-ordinated family service plans for children with disabilities.

Early Support is for children aged 0 to 5 years old and their families.

Hampshire has 10 Early Support Co-ordinators across the county.

Early Support Co-ordinator role

The co-ordinator’s role includes helping to identify and liaise with the key people involved with your family.

They will organise the Team Around the Child (TAC) meetings.

Requests can be made by parents/carers or any professional involved with a child. To request an Early Support referral, please contact your local Early Support Co-ordinator in the first instance.

Referral process
  1. Early Support Co-ordinator receives a referral to support a family
  2. Early Support Co-ordinator contacts the family to arrange a home visit
  3. Family’s needs are discussed at the home visit
  4. A Team Around the Child (TAC) meeting is planned
  5. At the TAC meeting, a family service plan is written, actions are agreed and circulated to every professional supporting your child
Further information

Council for Disabled Children

Hampshire Local Offer - Early Support Service

Contacts

Local area Services for Young Children (SfYC) contacts