CAFCASS Care application figures rise by 23%

Applications received in last six months more than 20% up on 2015.


The latest care application figures for September 2016 have been announced by Cafcass showing they received a total of 1,216 care applications.

This is a 23% increase on the figures received during September last year.

The latest year to date figures show an increase of 23.1% totalling 7,438 applications since April this year.  The average figure for new monthly care applications now stands at over 1,200 since January 2016.

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