Tag Archives: early intervention

LGA urges investment in children’s services

21st Nov 2019

The Local Government Association has urged the next government to invest in children’s services to ensure local authorities can fulfill the ambitions of The Children Act 1989. Marking the 30th…

One in three areas cut early mental health help

10th Apr 2019

Over one third of local areas are cutting spending on low level mental health services the children’s commissioner for England has warned. While the total reported spend on preventative and…

Special report: The state of children’s services

23rd Aug 2017

Recent reports into the state of children’s services have highlighted the loss of early help and preventive services, and how this is contributing to more children in need falling through…

Special Report: Early Intervention and social work

27th Sep 2016

The chief social worker for children has called for social workers to be increasingly involved in early intervention services saying they have a “a big part to play”. Giving evidence…

Early intervention services ‘at risk’

6th Mar 2016

Charities urge government to prioritise early intervention services There is a “clear challenge” for local authorities to continue to provide early intervention services due to financial restraints, a report has…