about us


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

  • Care leavers

  • 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

report concerns

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:

+44 808 168 3111