Research and analysis

Step Change: evaluation

An evaluation of the early effects of Step Change, a partnership of 3 local authorities and the children’s charity, Action for Children.


Step Change: an evaluation


The partnership aimed to improve long-term outcomes for young people and reduce the need for care or custody by:

  • decreasing risk-taking behaviours
  • increasing engagement in education, employment and training (EET)
  • improving relationships between young people and their families to avoid family breakdown
Published 24 January 2017