Children resources and services
The purpose of this guide is to support commissioners and providers of social care services to work effectively with refugees and asylum seekers.
This is a study of local authority decision-making in respect to long-term decision making and early intervention services. The study seeks to gain a better understanding of the factors that facilitate and hinder delivery of improved outcomes for children and families over the longer-term. This report synthesises the data gathered from: a literature review; 30 telephone interviews with senior officers and members in local authorities in England; and feedback from 49 subject matter experts attending five regional events.
This video examines how the Aiming High for Disabled Children report has helped to improve quality and availability of short breaks in Suffolk.
This film highlights an innovative approach to widening participation in swimming through the Aiming High for Disabled Children programme, in Derbyshire.
A film about professional perspectives on working with parents with mental health problems and their children.
A film about a young carer's experience of trying to get the support she needed.
This film highlights the importance of meaningful participation of children and young people in service design and industry.
This video shows the impact on children and their family when a parent is arrested and how social care services can help them.
This video considers the sorts of problems children experience when a parent is in custody and what helps them. It shows the fragmentary nature of service provision and how some voluntary agencies and children's trusts are providing help. Parents who have been in prison, and parents left at home, talk about the experiences they have had.