Projects announced to mark 30th anniversary of the Children Act

New projects aimed at helping children in and on the edge of care have been announced by the Department for Education, as the Children Act reaches its 30 year anniversary.

Up to 20 councils are set to receive funding to help improve their practice, support families to stay together where appropriate and to give children the best chance to succeed in life.

‘Strengthening Families, Protecting Children’ will begin with three early adopters, before being rolled out more widely to councils where there are persistently high numbers of children being taken into care.

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