Support for children and families

Children and young people are suffering because they don't get help early enough and current crisis-driven approaches are unsustainable.

We know that tackling problems before families reach crisis point is better for everyone and can save public money, especially at a time when budgets are squeezed. Effective early support services can also help to reduce inequality and break cycles of deprivation.

We're working with other leading children's charities to promote a shift towards early intervention and preventative spending in children's services.

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Pushing early years and early intervention back up the agenda

Posted by Dan Breslin
Wednesday, November 14, 2018

A new Committee report lays down some tough, but important, questions for Ministers.

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Budget 2018: a new dawn, but not yet a new day

Posted by Sam Reeve
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Despite the promises to secure our children’s future, new programmes of spending will not deliver the changes we need.

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Domestic Abuse Bill must put children at its heart

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Monday, October 22, 2018

Children are too often the forgotten victims of domestic abuse.

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