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Family support in children's centres: planning, commissioning and delivery

Apps, Joanna and Reynolds, Jenny and Ashby, Val and Husain, Fatima (2007) Family support in children's centres: planning, commissioning and delivery. National Family and Parenting Institute for the DfES, London. ISBN 9781903615485

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Abstract

Sure Start Children's Centres are intended to transform children's services throughout the UK, with one in reach of every family by 2010 offering early education, childcare, health and family support services. This study explores the planning and delivery of family support in Children's Centres, including parenting courses, outreach and home visits, support groups, family learning, adult education and employment support. The study offers in-depth analysis of family support services delivered through Children's Centres and includes 18 case studies. Key points for future development are set out, with a focus on drawing out useful lessons and promising practice. Family Support in Sure Start Children's Centres is essential reading to anyone planning or delivering family support services and working with Children's Centres.

Item Type:Book
Research Community:University of Westminster > Policy Studies Institute (PSI)
ID Code:9749
Deposited On:16 Sep 2011 14:56
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