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Salford City Council measures impact by social value

By Danielle Aumord |

28 May 2019

Support for vulnerable young people measured on its social value.

Data allows targeted commissioning of services to meet specific needs.

Reading children's services: Local Spotlight

By Derren Hayes |

28 May 2019

Creation of not-for-profit company to run children's services aims to rebuild profession's reputation in Berkshire town.

LifeSkills, United States

By Alexandra Hobman, LifeSkills training co-ordinator, Barnardo’s |

28 May 2019

LifeSkills is an evidence-based early intervention and prevention programme that improves children's emotional health and wellbeing.

Young people use mental health experiences to shape advocates project

By Kahra Wayland-Larty, senior policy officer, Youth Access |

28 May 2019

Group of young people with experience of the mental health system are supported to recruit and train a network of youth advocates who ensure children can access local wellbeing services.

Young people learn to go green for a brighter future

By Charlotte Goddard |

28 May 2019

Project works to improve young people's wellbeing and help them acquire the employability skills they need to contribute to a more environmentally friendly economy.

High-risk families supported by a domestic abuse navigator.

Partnership developed between voluntary sector providers and public sector commissioners led by charity Stop Domestic Abuse.

Systemic model used to work with families.

Development of a co-ordinated community response model to domestic abuse.