Our teams

We have a number of teams across the county to support children and families.

First Response and vulnerability hub

Location: Glenfield

Our First Response and vulnerability hub team receives referrals and requests, completes initial assessments and recommends further involvement or support.


Location: Loughborough, Hinckley, South Wigston, and Coalville

Our Fieldwork team supports children who have child protection or child in need plans, or care proceedings.

Disabled Children’s Service

Location: Coalville

Our Disabled Children Service supports children with disabilities in Leicestershire.

Children in Care and Care Leavers

Location: Glenfield

Our Children in Care and Care Leavers team supports children who are in the care of the Local Authority throughout their childhood into adulthood.


Location: Glenfield

Our Adoption team assesses prospective adopters, supports children who are moving into adoptive placements, and provides long-term therapeutic support for adopted children when needed. This team also provides support for children with special guardians.


Location: Glenfield

Our Fostering team assesses prospective foster carers and kinship carers, and offers long-term support for carers.

Safeguarding Service

Location: Glenfield

Our Safeguarding Service provides independent reviewing officers for children in care or subject to a child protection plan, providing quality assurance activity, corporate parenting service and local authority designated officer.

Practice Excellence team

Location: Glenfield

Our Practice Excellence team provides support to the workforce to develop and support excellence in practice, thorough training opportunities and coaching support.