Slough Children First - Early Help Hub

Slough Children First front door is the single point of contact for all safeguarding and wellbeing concerns regarding children and young people in Slough.

If you are concerned that a child or young person is being harmed through abuse or neglect, Slough Children First Referral and Assessment Service is where to start.

If the child or young person requires immediate protection please call 01753 875362 and send the electronic multi-agency referral form (MARF) to The operating hours (for this team only) are 9am to 5pm.

Please do NOT use the number above for general enquiries. For these,  use 01753 477321 between 9am and 5pm.

For emergencies outside of Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm, call the Emergency Duty Team on 01344 786543, email: or dial 999.

The Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) works with several multi-agencies to gather information on referrals. More information on this, and the Referral and Assessment Service, can be found here.

Slough Children First also provide Early Help services to support children, young people and families in Slough. This may include advice and guidance or additional support provided by universal or targeted services depending on how best to support children, young people and their families where there are concerns.  Early help support is provided by different professionals with different areas of expertise and support may come from but is not limited to targeted youth support, family support, wellbeing practitioners or partner agencies. This support does not include services provided by Children’s Social Care. To contact Early Help call 01753 476562 or complete a multi-agency referral form (MARF) to Slough Children First.

Who to contact

01753 476589
Early Help Hub 

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