Our services

Speech and Language Therapy

We provide assistance to young people experiencing difficulties with speech, communication and with feeding

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Specialist School Nursing

We work in special schools across West Essex to support the health and development of children and young people

School Transition

We help children cope with changes, such as moving from primary school to secondary, and from children’s to adult services.

School Readiness

We help to measure school readiness in children before they start school.

Safer Sleep for Babies

The Safer Sleep information and resources in this section provides simple steps as to how you can sleep your baby to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), known as cot death.

Essex Child and family wellbeing colleagues are trained to offer information and support regarding safer sleep for babies and your Health Visitor will discuss this with you at your new birth visit. Information and support is also available at our family hub drop-ins across Essex.


Safeguarding Children means protecting children and young people from harm or abuse so they can grow and develop into happy and healthy children. If your concerned about a child please view the Safeguarding page.

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We support children with movement disorders, disability or illness to develop their movement skills and reach their full potential

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Occupational Therapy

We support young people with physical, sensory impairments, developmental and cognitive needs that impact on their daily life

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Looked After Children Service

The term ‘looked after children and young people’ means children who are ‘looked after’ by the local authority. The aim of the Looked After Children (LAC) Service is to help you with any problems with your health and emotional wellbeing.

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JADES: Journey of Autism Diagnosis and Early Support

We initiate an in-depth assessment to potentially rule out or confirm a diagnosis of autism.