ESWT (Emergency Social Work Team)

This service serves the Council's statutory obligation to provide an out of hours service for children and families in Milton Keynes.

A qualified Social Worker is available to respond to families and professionals enquiries, providing information, advice and guidance outside of normal office hours.

The Family Assessment and Support Team (FAST) supports ESWT during evenings and weekends and are available to undertake welfare checks at the request of the allocated Social Worker and also respond to crisis when required.

Tel: 01908 265545

What is ESWT?

The Emergency Social Work Team (ESWT) delivers Milton Keynes Council's statutory obligation to provide an out of hours service for children and young people in need, or those at risk of significant harm.

What we do?

We provide essential information, advice, guidance and support to families, foster carers and professionals including the Police and Health Services.

What is an emergency?

An emergency is something that requires immediate action and cannot safely wait until the next working day.

The numbers for other out of hours services in the country are readily available via directory enquiries or internet search.


ESWT Contacts

Tel: 01908 265545
Fax: 01908 670605 (Please also call).
We do not take out of hours referrals via e-mail or multi-agency referral forms.

Useful Numbers:

Police: 101 or 999 in an emergency
NHS direct: 111 (when less urgent than 999)
Milton Keynes Hospital: 01908 660033
Adult Social Care Out of Hours: 01908 725005

Service Details

Provided by:
Milton Keynes Council
Milton Keynes

Organisation Details

Local council for the Borough of Milton Keynes.

Milton Keynes Council
Saxon Court
502 Avebury Boulevard
Central Milton Keynes

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