Research and analysis

Troubled Families Programme: local authority cost savings

Results of local authority use of the cost savings calculator developed as part of the national evaluation of the Troubled Families Programme.

Document

Local authority data on the cost and potential fiscal benefits of the Troubled Families Programme

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Detail

This report is based on information provided by 67 local authorities on almost 17,000 families who were worked with as part of their local Troubled Families Programmes.

Its purpose is to:

  • demonstrate the issues facing troubled families in the year before and after intervention on the programme
  • detail the costs to local authorities of delivering the Troubled Families Programme
  • demonstrate the sorts of fiscal benefits that may have arisen after these families received support from the programme