Information for professionals who work with children and families in Lancashire.

Childcare and early years settings

Early years provider portal, setting up new childcare, becoming a childminder, free early education funding, Pupil Premium for early years children, early years foundation stage consultants, safeguarding, and Family Information Service documents.

SEND - information for professionals

Information for professionals. Includes EHC plans, NHS SEND register, FIND directory login and Lancashire Breaktime toolkit.


Schools' Portal, information for school governors, PIVATS, Lancashire ROSE, road safety and children missing education.

Safeguarding children

Information for professionals about safeguarding children in Lancashire.

Early Help Assessment

Early Help Assessment (EHA) will replace the Common Assessment Framework (CAF) from 6 September 2021. Access EHA and CAF guidance and forms.

Supporting children looked after and vulnerable children

Support and advice for professionals working with children looked after, previously looked after children and leaving care young people.

Children and Family Wellbeing Service

Information for professionals including referral (request for support e-form) and commissioned services lead professional information.

Voice of the child

Tools to help ensure that children and young people’s views are heard and recognised. For services, schools or organisations who work with children and families in Lancashire.


A Virtual Learning Environment for everyone who works with children, young people and their families across Lancashire.

Medicine safety

Statutory guidance for schools and settings.