Step Change: an evaluation

Sarah Louise Blower, Joanne Dixon, Sarah Ellison, Jade Ward, Kate Thorley, Nicole Gridley

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report


Action For Children and three local authorities delivered a one year programme for adolescents on the edge of care or custody. 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
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherDepartment for Education
Commissioning bodyACTION FOR CHILDREN
Number of pages74
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-78105-631-8
Publication statusPublished - 24 Jan 2017


  • edge of care

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