Education Welfare

The Education Welfare Service (EWS) carry out statutory duties to ensure regular school attendance. We offer advice and support to schools and families who are attending a school within Derby City. Education Welfare Officers are based in Multi-agency Teams throughout the City.

Welfare issues we deal with:

Services that we provide:

Are all schools entitled to EWS support?

There are no charges to local authority schools for this service.

Academies, independent schools and free schools all have the opportunity to access support as a sold service. For more information, email

Contact the Education Welfare Service


Telephone: 01332 641448


Education Welfare Service
Locality 3/4 Ashtree House
The Council House
Corporation Street
Derby DE1 2FS