Pressures facing children’s services are rapidly becoming unsustainable, with a £2 billion funding gap expected to open by 2020, new analysis by the Local Government Association reveals today. Local government leaders are calling on all political parties ahead of the General Election to commit to the life chances of children […]

Councils face £2 billion funding gap to support vulnerable children ...

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