Quarterly Newsletter – April 2012

Our first Improving Futures Evaluation and Learning quarterly newsletter is available to download below.

This edition includes an introduction from Tara Mackey at the Big Lottery Fund, information regarding our new website and online community and a list of new projects that have joined the programme.   If you have any news items you would like to submit please send them to improvingfutures@uk.ecorys.com.

Click here to download our Quarterly Newsletter – April 2012

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Social justice: transforming lives

The Department for Work and Pensions recently published its report on social justice and how this can help to transform the lives of Britain’s families. Read the rest of this entry »

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Strengthening the legacy of Improving Futures

Last week, as the government published findings about last summer’s riots, projects funded through the Big Lottery Fund’s £26 million Improving Futures programme were beginning to share learning about the benefits of an earlier, more joined-up approach to helping children growing up in families with multiple and complex needs. Read the rest of this entry »

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Big Lottery Funds £890K support for 700 families in Southend through Improving Futures

A new project in Southend-on-Sea that will help children growing up in very difficult family circumstances has been awarded £893,616 from the Big Lottery Fund (BIG).   Read the rest of this entry »

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Conference on Early Intervention for Families with Multiple Problems

The Improving Futures evaluation team recently attended a conference on Early Intervention for Families with Multiple Problems. Following an opening address by Graham Allen MP, we heard from a number of speakers delivering early intervention work across a number of fields and target groups.  Read the rest of this entry »

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