|Home | Intranet | A-Z Topics | eServices | Curriculum | Leadership | School Admin | School Improvement | School Websites | School Workforce & HR ||
In Hertfordshire, the Common Assessment Framework (CAF) is a process undertaken by practitioners who work with children, young people, parents and carers. It is used to identify needs, and to organise the right support and services to address those needs at an early stage. The CAF process allows different agencies and services to share information and work together in a co-ordinated way. CAFs are voluntary, and require consent from parents or carers before they can begin.
Further information for parents, carers, children and young people can be found in the CAF leaflets in the Forms, Documents and Guidance section on the Herts Direct website.
The Service Request form is used to access a single service. The services available Children’s Services are:
Service request form and guidance can be downloaded from:
Council for Disabled Children is responsible for ensuring Early Support is extended from birth to adulthood and embedded in local areas across England.
Together, the central and regional teams work with education, health, social care, the voluntary and private sectors across all regions to help them plan together for the strategic development and effective use of Early Support and its resources.