Tackling child poverty through whole-area strategies

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Nelson, Julie; Wilson,Rebekah; Bielby, Gill
Date of publication
1 June 2010
Children and Young People, Poverty Alleviation Welfare Benefits and Financial Inclusion
Social welfare
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This report investigates what works in tackling child poverty through whole-area strategies: it is based on a rapid review of the research literature involving systematic searching, data scoping, validated local practice (VLP) examples and views from service providers and people who use services. It summarises the best available evidence to help senior local strategic partnership (LSP) managers to develop child poverty strategies and needs assessments, to plan and commission services locally and, ultimately, to improve outcomes for children, young people and their families.

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