Lifelong Learning Centre

Early Intervention and Prevention: the Leeds Experience

Tuesday 29th November 2011 to Wednesday 30th November 2011
12.00am - 12.00am
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Andrea Richardson (Leeds City Council, Head of Early Years) and Sue Cassidy (Leeds City Council, Extended Services Adviser)

5.30-7.30pm, Parkinson Building Seminar Room B.09

Andrea’s session will look at the Early Start Programme which supports families in poverty with young children. She will be joined by Joanne Howieson who is Deputy Manager of Chapeltown Children’s Centre and a current student on the University of Leeds BA in Early Childhood Studies.

Sue’s session will explore Family Support at the Locality level which seeks to find solutions to individual family needs through a range of multi-agency interventions.  She will be joined by Dave Pointon (Integrated Services Leader), Julie Clarkson (Integrated Processes Coordinator) and Sarah Rutty (a primary school headteacher in Harehills, Leeds).

Refreshments will be provided from 5.00pm.


This seminar is free to attend and open to anyone with an interest in this topic – however, in order to help us organise refreshments we would be grateful if you could book a place by contacting Lorna Thompson on 0113 343 3212.

A poster advertising the seminar is available for download in the top left hand corner of this page.