Local authority crisis schemes 'failing to support families'

Neil Puffett
Friday, May 25, 2018

Crisis support schemes run by local authorities are failing to operate effectively with increasing numbers of families turning instead to food banks and other voluntary agencies for help, a report has found.

There could be as many as 700,000 young people caring for a family member. Image: The Children's Society
There could be as many as 700,000 young people caring for a family member. Image: The Children's Society

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