Early Help Pathway Manager in the Learning and Opportunities Directorate of Doncaster Borough Council
Dawn Lawrence, Early Help Pathway Manager in the Learning and Opportunities Directorate of Doncaster Borough Council, has over 35 years’ experience working in the children, young people and families sector and held a senior officer position for 13 years. Dawn is an advocate for improving pathways of support for children, young people and families. She has worked as a Youth and Community worker and Youth Mentor and as a manager in the Youth Service, the town centre one stop shop for vulnerable young people, and for family support teams and Family Hubs. She has held responsibility for the development and management of the Early Help Hub Doncaster’s process for managing early help support and currently manages a team of Early Help Coordinators, the Short Breaks Service and the Anti -Social Behaviour scheme for young people. She leads on early help developments across Doncaster, partnership wide, and has extensive experience and a proven record of accomplishment of true partnership working, which she has utilised in her approach in meeting early help needs for children young people and families.