In 2020-21, FSW provided intensive one-to-one emotional and practical help to 382 families and 1,210 children.
Our family caseloads and numbers participating in activities were roughly the same as the previous year, as we were not able to accept new referrals during the Covid pandemic and first three lockdowns.
88% of parents we supported had a mental health issue
43% of families were in financial difficulty e.g. debt or difficulty paying bills
31% of families had recent experience of domestic violence
33% of parents were ill or disabled
Using our monitoring tool, the Families Plus Outcomes Star, we found that families experienced particular improvements in:
Meeting the Emotional Needs of Children
Managing Home and Money
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