For the past five years, Core Assets have been delivering BFSWS in Germany and other isolated detachments, successfully serving over 33,000 Service personnel and dependents. On 1st November 2019, Core Assets will begin to deliver the rest of world social work service from the UK.
Our Social Work footprint will be wherever there are British military and associated civilian personnel and their families in Germany, Europe, Canada, Kenya, Belize, United States of America and Saudi Arabia
The service will be delivered by a closeknit, UK-based team who will supplement their already excellent knowledge of UK and Military Social Work by working together with overseas Commands and host nations to provide the best, most current and accurate guidance and support to service users.
BFSWS will continue to be available 24/7, 365 days a year, including:
Information, advice and consultation
Early Help offer
Child in Need
Safeguarding children and adults at risk
Private fostering arrangements
Members of local safeguarding committees (physical or virtual attendance depending on location)
Support to command welfare personnel via the Central Referral Team
Active liaison and relationship building with local welfare resources/host nations
Helping commands build welfare capacity/ pathways for action
Threshold document for access to services
If you suspect or believe a child is suffering or is likely to suffer Significant Harm, including any form of mistreatment or abuse, or if you are concerned about your own behaviour and need advice or support, you should contact the Central Referral Team or the Service Police. Click below for a full list of contact details.
get in touch
If you are concerned about the safety of a child, young person, or an adult, or would like some support, advice or guidance in relation to social care issues, then please contact BFSWS on: