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Lancashire County Council is asking people to think about growing their family through adoption. A special event will be held at County Hall to help people find out about adoption and the process involved. The information evening takes place on Tuesday 9 May for anyone thinking about starting or growing […]

Find out more about adoption at an information event



The county council is always looking for adopters, but encouraging people to come forward to find out more about the different children who need permanent, loving homes will be the special focus of a regional campaign this month. This year’s North West Adoption Fortnight campaign is called #parentswanted, and runs […]

Lancashire County Council supports North West Adoption Fortnight campaign



At Knowsley Council’s Cabinet on 5 April 2017 Knowsley’s Early Help Strategy 2017-2020 was given the green light. Early Help offers support to children and families at the earliest opportunity to prevent issues deteriorating, which ultimately could result in a higher level of intervention from social care, for example. Early […]

Knowsley’s Early Help strategy endorsed by Cabinet



New plans to help workless families break the cycle of disadvantage have been announced, as part of building a fairer society. Research shows the profound impact that parents who are workless, and experiencing a range of associated problems, can have on children’s chances of success. The new analysis shows children in […]

New support to help workless families and improve children’s lives