Early Help (EHA) (CAF)
Early Help Assessment (EHA) and CAF changes as of the 1st
On September 1st 2015, Bedford Borough launched its new
Early Help Assessment. A copy of the assessment documentation and
the supporting Team around the Family information can be found at
It is from this point onwards that the Common Assessment
Framework (CAF) ceases to be a live system and all CAF processes
and documentation should be replaced with the EHA.
For any queries or comments please contact Sarah Rayner on 01234
If your concern is of an immediate safeguarding nature then
please contact MASH on 01234 718700 during office hours (08:45 -
17:20 Monday to Thursday; 08:45 - 16:20 on a Friday.
If your referral is of an urgent safeguarding nature and it is
out of office hours please call the Emergency Duty Team (EDT) on
0300 300 8123.
A word version of Bedford Borough’s new
Early Help Assessment can be
downloaded here or alternatively an online version is
available for use.
Details of how to use the new form and where
to send it are outlined here