Children and Family Support Service

​The Children and Family Support Service (CFSS) are always looking to support children and familes with a range of support services.

We offer a range of early support services to children, young people and families across Northamptonshire with the aim of strengthening families and stopping problems from escalating, including helping professionals to strengthen the support they offer to children and families. 

Should you have any general enquiries about the support we have on offer or if you cant find the information you are looking then contact our CFSS at

Supporting Families

Every family faces difficulties at some point when they might need a little extra help from others. We work together with whole families (parents/carers and children 0-19) to support them when difficulties arise and the support needed is not available from agencies already involved with the family. We work alongside other agencies such as health, education and voluntary services to try to make sure that the family have the right support at the right time from the right services. We work with families facing a range of issues including domestic abuse, parenting support needs, accessing education, well-being support and many more.

Find out more about support for families

Supporting Children and Young People

We aim to support all children and young people in Northamptonshire. Our Young People's Service is dedicated to supporting young people from aged 11-18 who are experiencing issues, such as; criminal and sexual exploitation, knife crime, serious youth violence, gang affiliation, self-confidence and self-esteem, identity and culture, family breakdown, domestic abuse and as well as many more.

Our teams approach consists of creating safety with young people and families by building trusted relationships with young people and being proactive and persistent. Within the Young People's Service, we will work with young people who are needing support through an early help assessment or who have an allocated social worker.

Find out more about support for Children and Young People