Briefing: Sure Start Children’s Centres – update

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
July 26, 2019
Author
Megan Pacey
Issues Covered
  • Early Intervention Foundation's Review of Children's Centres
  • Impact of Sure Start Children's Centres
  • Number of Sure Start Children's Services
Categories
Children's services and education, Devolution, Democracy, Scrutiny and Governance, Economy and Regeneration, Health, public health, adult social care, Voluntary Sector and Community Engagement
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At its peak, there were 3,600 Sure Start Children’s Centres in England which brought together a range of services designed to improve the life chances of the youngest children and their families including early education and childcare, health visitors, parenting classes, welfare to work guidance and playgroups. This briefing provides an update on the programme.

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