Government backing for family projects welcomed by campaigners

James Brown and Sam Hall
A Government announcement of support for innovative schemes designed to keep families together has been welcomed by campaigners responsible for saving a court system helping prevent the children of parents addicted to drugs or alcohol from being taken into care. Children and Families Minister, Nadhim Zahawi, has promised £15m to extend the work of Family Drug and Alcohol Courts (FDACs) and another programme known as Family Group Conferencing across up to 40 areas in the course of the next year. The decision comes almost a year ... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...