Over 600 vulnerable young people a day referred to councils after lockdown, with an increase in demand for family support during the pandemic – County Councils Network

The County Councils Network have released findings from a survey looking at the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on councils’ children’s social services in England. Figures show that county councils saw a 15% increase in child protection referrals for local authority support in the months of July, August, and September, compared to the previous three lockdown months when services and schools were closed ….

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