Children's Advice Team

The Children’s Advice Team is one part of the Children’s Front Door arrangements in York and you can contact the team on 551900 (option 2, option2) or

Contact the team if you feel a child or young person you are working with requires additional help or support.

For more detailed information on Early Help and the Children's Advice Team, please go to the 'Early Help' section of the YorOK website.

Contact the Children's Advice Team if you would like to:

The Children's Advice Team can:

  • Offer advice and information on how practitioners can work together to support a child and their family through an Early Help support plan (Family Early Help Assessment)
  • Help to bring in other workers where necessary to give specialist support and assistance
  • Help to identify an appropriate Lead Practitioner in an Early Help process
Consent must be gained from the parent/carer or child or young person (depending on age) before contacting the Advice Team.