The Department for Education is seeking to recruit up to six LAs to partner with them on two information sharing solutions: a directory of professionals and a digital referral service.
This page hosts documents with detail on the information sharing solutions, eligibility and funding, how to apply, and how the application will be assessed.
On 29th March the National Centre for Family Hubs held a webinar to explore how those implementing family hubs can ensure families with one or more children with SEND can have equitable access to services, easy connections to local information and the support they need, and relationships with those with whom they work.
On 3rd March the National Centre for Family Hubs held a webinar to explore the considerations and challenges in designing and commissioning family hubs.
The National Centre for Family Hubs (NCFH) hosted a webinar on the Department of Education’s Behavioural Insights project which is entering it’s second round.
The National Centre for Family Hubs (NCFH) hosted a webinar on youth and family hubs in which our panel considered how family hubs and the surrounding youth and family help systems are accessible and effective in supporting young people.
The National Centre for Family Hubs (NCFH) hosted a webinar on Best Start for Life and Family Hubs on 19th January 2022.
The event explored how family hubs can support the delivery of effective start for life services during the critical 1,001 days.
The programme included an update on the work of the Start for Life Unit from the Rt Hon. Dame Andrea Leadsom DBE MP, an overview of the evidence, and an interactive panel session to explore implementation challenges and learning from local areas.
This webinar was held in partnership with the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) who are leading the Reducing Parental Conflict Programme, and national government initiative. The webinar explored how family hubs can support the delivery of effective relationship support to reduce parental conflict.
In this webinar the Department for Education shared information and answered questions on the family hubs Local Transformation Fund and its application process.
The Family Hubs Local Transformation Fund supports the development and implementation of family hubs, by providing transformation funding to at least 12 Local Authorities that do not currently have family hubs. The Fund is now open to bids. Local Authorities can apply for up to £1 million transformation funding, with the bid round closing on 17 December 2021.
The National Centre for Family Hubs (NCFH) hosted a virtual conference on Implementing family hubs on Tuesday 2nd November 2021.
The event launched the pilot of the family hubs implementation toolkit: a collection of coproduced resources designed to support Local Authorities, Health, Education and VCS teams to implement family hubs in their local area.
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