Research and analysis

Safe families for children

An evaluation of the effects of the safe families programme on child outcomes.


Safe families for children


The safe families for children programme provides vulnerable families with 3 types of support:

  • respite for children to live away from home for short periods
  • friendship for the main carer
  • resources to help make the family home a healthy environment

This research evaluates the programme in English local authorities between January 2015 and March 2016.

Published 14 July 2017