Tag Archives: children in care

Numbers of looked after children continues to rise

22nd Nov 2018

The number of children in care in England has continued to rise, official statistics have revealed. The Department of Education figures show that there were 75,420 looked after children in…

Care Crisis Review: overstretched and overwhelmed

18th Jun 2018

The Care Crisis Review has unearthed “a palpable sense of unease” about how lack of resources, poverty and deprivation are making it harder for families and the children’s social care…

Ninety children a day go into care

12th Oct 2017

Ninety children a day are entering care, figures from the Local Government Association states. The total number of looked after children reached a new high of 72,670 in 2016/17 –…

Number of children in care rises

4th Oct 2017

The number of children in care has grown at a faster rate over the past year, official statistics reveal. Department for Education figures show that after small rises of 1%…