Welcome to the Strengthening Families, Protecting Children learning website! This site hosts the Strengthening Families Journal and additional material to capture learning from the Strengthening Families, Protecting Children programme. It connects activity across the programme with wider research and policy, setting the scene for the role innovation has to play in children’s social care.
Find out more on our About the programme page.
We look forward to sharing this content with you over the coming years!
This report includes a series of top tips for effective staff recruitment, development and retention.
About the programme
Find out more about the Strengthening Families, Protecting Children (SFPC) programme, and who is involved.
Here you can access issues of the Strengthening Families Journal – the regular publication dedicated to capturing learning from the SFPC programme.
Learn more about different local authorities' initiatives to improve their work with families and safely reduce the number of children entering care, through implementing successful sector-designed innovations.
Hear from the recent learning events and workshops covering three innovations in children’s social care.
What Works in Children’s Social Care Centre (WWCSC) have published findings from their pilot evaluations.
Resources and tools
Resources and tools to help adopter authorities implementing one of the Strengthening Families innovations