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Education Welfare Service (Camden Council)

Deals with school attendance and truancy, prosecutes parents for non-attendance of children and liaises with other organisations to run Truancy Patrols. Concerned with child protection and welfare, and bullying where pupils are not attending school. Gives advice and training on how to improve attendance to schools. Acts as a link between a child's school and home. Also deals with inspection of pupils with entertainment and employment licences and monitoring of pupils educated at home. For Freedom of Information requests email: foi.csf@camden.gov.uk. For Child Employment Permits, Child Entertainment Licences and Chaperone Licences, please email ce@camden.gov.uk. Copies of the guidance and applications forms are available on the Camden website. Information can be emailed including any supporting documents.

Contact details

Contact Name
Ed Magee
Contact Position
Service Manager
Telephone
020 7974 1653
Fax: 020 7974 4035
020 7974 7152
E-mail
ews@camden.gov.uk
Website
www.camden.gov.uk/educationwelfare 

Address

Address
5 Pancras Square
c/o Camden Town Hall, Judd Street
London
Postcode
WC1H 9JE

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.

Costs

Cost(s)
Free service.

Further details

Parent Body
Camden Council Supporting People Directorate.
Client Group
Children 5-16 years.
Catchment Area
Pupils attending Camden schools; Camden pupils attending a school outside the Borough should contact the Education Welfare Service for the borough their child attends school in.
Referrals Policy

Parents can self-refer via duty calls or referrals are accepted via the pupil's school. Children's workers wanting to make a referral to this service should use the eCAF form.

Languages
Somali; Bengali
Last checked date
12/04/2018
Record ID
1885
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