Information for Practitioners

Find information and links on the training we offer, our policies and procedures and the Stockport Family Early Help Assessment.


We provide multi-agency training offering opportunities for workers from different agencies to learn together, share good practice and improve how everyone works together.

Policies and Procedures

Information about the policies and procedures followed in Stockport and the Greater Manchester Safeguarding Children Procedures Manual.

Early Help Assessment

Stockport have improved and developed the Common Assessment Framework (CAF) to create a new Stockport Family Early Help Assessment (EHA).

Private Fostering

Somebody Else's Child

Private fostering is when a child under the age of 16 (under 18 if disabled) is cared for by someone who is not their parent or a ‘close relative’.

Stockport Council - Private Fostering

Detailed information about how you can get involved in fostering children in Stockport.

Concerned about a child?

Call: 0161 217 6028
Out of hours: 0161 718 2118