Our teams

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

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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.

Family Safeguarding Team

Location: Loughborough, Hinckley, South Wigston, and Coalville

Our Family Safeguarding Team supports children who have child protection plans or are going through the court process.

Family Help Team

Our Family Help Team provides a seamless service that will offer intensive and timely family support for families on the continuum of Early Help to Child in Need.

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. This service also includes our Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children's Team.


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.