Children's Services

In-depth

Successful partnership working

  • Management | Leadership | Children's Services | Information sharing

Partnership working has far-reaching benefits for children’s...

Giving children a better start in life

  • Early Years | Early years education | Children's Services | Families/Parenting | Child poverty | Special Educational Needs & Disabilities | Play | Outdoor Learning

The National Lottery-funded A Better Start programme to...

Commissioning for wellbeing

  • Mental health | Children's Services | Management | Commissioning | Mental Health

Commissioners should consider how best to meet the mental...

Therapeutic Care: Special Report

  • Health | Mental health | Children's Services | Families/Parenting | Social Care | Residential and specialist care | Fostering and adoption | Mental Health | Residential Children's Care | Foster Care | Adoption

With rises in children coming into care and reporting mental...

Interview: Judith Blake

  • Children's Services | Early help | Children's rights | Information sharing

The chair of the LGA’s children and young people board...

Shared Services: Special Report

  • Children's Services | Early help | Information sharing | Management | Commissioning | Leadership | Service configuration | Social Care | Residential and specialist care | Fostering and adoption | Safeguarding and child protection

Fresh evidence suggests collaboration is helping local...

Good Practice

Seven features of practice

  • Children's Services | Families/Parenting | Preventing Care Proceedings

Projects in the first phase of the Children's Social Care...

42nd Street

  • Health | Mental health | Children's Services

Manchester-based charity that runs a wide range of...

Parents on the Ball

  • Young parents | Children's Services | Early help | Families/Parenting | Social Care | Fostering and adoption | Attachment & Neglect

Programme revolving around local football clubs to boost...

Research

Shared Services Briefing

  • Children's Services | Information sharing | Management | Leadership | Service configuration

This briefing highlights many of the issues facing councils,...

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