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Team Around the Family in Swansea

Team Around the Family is a way of working together with families with additional needs broader than one service can address.

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Team Around the Family offers a means of ensuring that, where a family has multiple needs that are broader than one service can address, families are:

  • identified early and effectively;
  • have their strengths and needs assessed; and
  • best use is made of all local resources to ensure that the family and community strengths are harnessed and problems are prevented from escalating.

 What is Team Around the Family?

  • TAF is a holistic way of working in partnership that allows for the whole family to receive support that is co-ordinated.
  • Works with 0-25 years parents and carers

TAF offers a means of ensuring that where families difficulties become both multiple and broader than one service can address, families:

  • Have strengths and needs assessed
  • Considers the needs for the whole family
  • Facilitation of communication between families and professionals via prior agreed consent
  • Prevention and intervention
  • Promotion of multi-agency working
  • Information sharing process PISP/WASPI


How can I get support?

The TAF Co-ordinator can offer practical advice and support on all aspects of Team Around the Family. Area teams are based on specific post codes within the area.

TAF training

Utilising both evidence based practices and accredited programmes, training has been requested by practitioners in order to build skills, knowledge and further understanding of a number of subject areas.

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Team around the family in schools (TIS)

TIS is a radical, innovative and sustainable initiative to support Swansea primary school children.

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