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Early Help Assessment

An Early Help Assessment (EHA) is designed to help a child receive the right support at an early stage. 

Bedford Borough Council has developed a new EHA (Word, 189KB)

Please submit all Early Help Assessments and TAF paperwork to  

Supporting Team Around the Family (TAF) paperwork can be downloaded here:

An EHA should be used for any case that requires Early Help services or support.

If your concern is of an immediate safeguarding nature then please contact MASH on 01234 718700 during office hours (08:45 - 17:20 Monday to Thursday; 08:45 - 16:20 on a Friday).

Out of office hours please call the Emergency Duty Team (EDT) on 0300 300 8123