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The tabbed sections below highlight some of the latest support and services we provide for those working with children, young poeple and families.
The All Party Parliamentary Group on Children’s Centres, a cross-party group of MPs and peers, has published a report entitled “Family Hubs: The Future of Children’s Centres”. Based on the findings of a parliamentary inquiry conducted by the Group during 2015-16, the report sets out how Children’s Centres can play a key role in the Government’s Life Chances Strategy by offering an extended range of services such as employment support and relationship support.Read More
In 2013 4Children celebrated it's 30th year. From its origins and response to the changing working patterns of parents and the welfare of so called ‘latchkey’ children; to its pioneering work to deliver joined up local services and support today, children and families, including those with some of the most complex problems, are at the heart of all that we do. We look back at our main acheivemnts during 2013 and our aspirations for the future.Read More
Evidence tells us that children and family services are not working together as they should and all too often people still don’t know where to go to get help. Children and Family Hubs are proposed as a “game changer” for public services, building on a tried and tested approach in Sue Start Children’s Centres to extend their reach to wider services and social care that delivers better outcomes for all.Read More
A Case Study by RAF Leuchars on Partnership Working with a local schoolRead More
Sheringham Hub is based within Sheringham Nursery School and Children’s Centre in Newham and reaches out to a growing network of providers which currently includes 7 early years’ settings, 7 local primary schools and a network of more than 20 childminders.Read More
Wooler is located in rural Northumberland. The Hub’s catchment area encompasses a 10 mile radius of Wooler and members include primary schools, a children’s centre, a playgroup and two childminders. Prior to the set-up of the Hub, many of the existing providers were part of the Local Authority’s Early Years Network.Read More
If you know anyone who is separating or separated, you can use the new Sorting Out Separation web app where you’ll find tools and signposts to organisations offering specialist support.
The app aims to help separated couples and parents work together to achieve what’s best for themselves and their children.
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