Multi Agency Planning Pathway

The Multi Agency Planning Pathway (MAPP) provides coordinated planning for children and young people with disabilities in Lewisham.

The initiative aims to bring together children and young people with disabilities, their families, and professional networks to ensure coordination of service.

Essential Information


MAPP is based at Kaleidoscope, the Lewisham Centre for Children and Young People:

32 Rushey Green


T: 020 3049 1100

Who is the service for?

MAPP is for children and young people aged 0-25 years old who:

  • Have complex health, learning, therapy or transition needs
  • Are currently receiving or are likely to require proactive multi agency input to improve outcomes
  • Have a newly acquired disability
  • Have recently moved into the borough

What services are provided?

  • Care Co-ordination for families
  • Keyworker allocation / support  / training
  • Completion of Education, Health and Care Plan in collaboration with families / professionals

How can you get a referral?

Referral to MAPP is made by a professional completing a Common Assessment Framework (CAF) form. Consent for referral and sharing of information must be obtained from the family.

If a referral to MAPP is accepted, a MAPP care coordinator will make arrangements to visit the family at home to discuss their needs.

Why choose MAPP?

  • MAPP have excellent established links across all the disciplines working with children and young people with complex needs.
  • MAPP have a committed team of Care Co-ordinators to ensure children’s needs are met, monitored and reviewed as appropriate.
  • MAPP encompasses the principles of early support and families within this process should have a Keyworker to support them with the emotional and practical demands they face.