Three quarters of English councils to cut early help for children

By Martin Ford | 07 November 2018

Early help services for children will be cut or reduced by almost three quarters of English councils when Troubled Families funding ends in 2020.

A survey by Association of Directors of Children’s Services (ADCS) covering 92% of the country’s local authorities found 75% are relying on Troubled Families for early intervention, and will have to make cuts when the Government ends its funding in less than two years’ time.

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