Research and analysis

National evaluation of the Troubled Families programme

An interim report showing family monitoring data from Ecorys.

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This independently compiled report summarises the early findings from the data submitted by local authorities as part of the first round of submissions for the family monitoring data element of the national evaluation of the Troubled Families programme. It outlines the evidence from the first batch of data on families working with a local troubled families intervention worker from the start of the programme (April 2012) to the end of December 2013.

Most of the results are limited to presenting the data rather than providing interpretation. It should be noted that the data collection is in its very early stages, of varying quality and, at this stage, DCLG is unsure whether the data submitted is representative of all troubled families going through the programme.