The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse has published its Interim Report on 25 April.Read more
One in three councils are still to decide how they will replace local safeguarding children boards (LSCBs) with new arrangements for multi-agency workingRead more
A study has concluded that children should continue to be represented by both a publicly-funded legal representative and a Cafcass guardian, known as the ‘tandem model’ of representation.Read more
The Department of Health and Social Care and the Department for Work and Pensions have joined to provide funding for councils to establish initiatives to support children of alcoholics and dependent drinkers. They have set aside £4.5m.
A £39m programme aimed at reducing conflict between parents in disadvantaged families is to be trialled in 30 council areas. This is to build on existing activity, committed expert organisations and the latest evidence to maximise the impact of investment.Read more
Centrepoint launches data on youth homelessness in the UKRead more