Refer a child or family to Front Door for Families

Use this form to:

  • tell us if you are worried about a child
  • refer a child or family to Family Hubs for early help and support

You can complete this form if you're a parent or carer, member of the public or a professional. You also have the choice to remain anonymous.

If a child is in immediate danger, phone 999.

What information you need to provide

You'll need to give us information about:

  • the child you’re referring
  • any other children that live in the same household
  • the parent or carer of the child
  • why you’re referring the child or children

If you’re referring a child for early help, you must have consent from the parents or carer.

If you need help filling in this form, you can:

If you are a professional and would like a copy of this referral for your records, send an email to and they will be happy to provide a copy.