Tens of thousands fewer children could avoid going into council care

09 March 2022

Tens of thousands of young people could avoid going into council care if services are reshaped under a new ‘optimised delivery model’ based on a family-focused way of delivering support, according to a new report.

Against a backdrop of councils under significant pressure in delivering children’s services, today’s report from the County Councils Network (CCN), Association of County Chief Executives (ACCE) and Newton set out a new way to improve outcomes and make services sustainable.

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