November 2019

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Evidencing the Impact of Early Help

FOR DOWNLOAD: FF logo colourAnalysis carried out in 2019 has suggested that:

• That Investment in Early help services continues to provide substantial cost avoidance for the public sector

• The smallest change to funding for Early Help services will have a significant impact on local authority spend associated with an increased social care demand.

What we did

54 cases were randomly selected to be audited, The criteria being that the families had to have been post intervention by at least 18 months. Out of the 54 cases only 27 contained enough data to enable a robust analysis. All the evidence within this report is based on these 27 cases.

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