Levels of Need Framework

Guidance on the thresholds for different levels of need and intervention which meet the needs of all children in the borough.


About this guidance

This document is a vital tool that underpins the local vision to provide the right support for children and their families at the earliest opportunity - right through to specialist and statutory interventions, when needed to ensure the welfare and safety of vulnerable children and young people.

It aims to offer a clear framework and promote a common understanding of thresholds of need for all practitioners within all agencies.

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