A home visiting programme for disadvantaged young children: final report for the feasibility study

Document type
Report
Author(s)
Armstrong, Angus; Attanasio, Orazio; Cattan, Sarah
Publisher
Institute for Fiscal Studies
Date of publication
11 July 2019
Subject(s)
Social Work, Social Care and Social Services, Children and Young People, Families
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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There is a gap in services that a home-visiting programme targeted at very young children’s development might help to fill. At the moment, early years services in England are primarily targeted at children aged 3 and older, while inequalities in child development open up earlier. Services that are available for younger children tend to have relatively low take-up rates (like Children’s Centres), to target outcomes other than child development (like health visiting) or to focus on specialist intervention in families where children are at risk (like safeguarding programmes).

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