A hub to improve the safeguarding response for children and young people in Dudley.
The Dudley Children and Young People’s Multi-agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) brings together key professionals from organisations across the borough.
Dudley’s Threshold Framework document below offers guidance on accessing the right help and support services for children, young people and their families at the right time. It sets out the different thresholds of need and intervention from early help to statutory intervention.
All organisations, agencies and individuals who work with children and young people in Dudley, including those whose work with adults brings them into contact with children and young people should understand these thresholds.
Referrals should be made based on the level of threshold: