In 2017-18, FSW provided intensive one-to-one emotional and practical help to 298 families and 476 children. A total of 1,245 children benefited from group activities.
Our family caseloads and numbers participating in activities were 100% higher than in the previous year.
65% of parents we supported had a mental health issue
18% of families were in financial difficulty e.g. debt or difficulty paying bills
26% of families had recent experience of domestic violence
25% 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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