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Worcestershire support service helps 3,000 families
10:10am Saturday 28th April 2012 in News
WORCESTERSHIRE County Council's Early Intervention Family Support (EIFS) team have reached a total of 3,000 families that have received support to improve their family life.
Parents often receive help and support when they are pregnant and have young children but help is still available when children reach school age.
Any family can require some extra support and an Early Intervention Family Support Worker (EIFSW) can help.
There are varying reasons why parents and carers might want help, the most common being children's behaviour at home and relationship difficulties, followed by help with parenting.
Neil Robinson, early intervention family support manager, said: "To have reached 3,000 families is a significant milestone but, more importantly, the support that has been provided has had a significant positive effect on the families.
“The results families have achieved, combined with the positive feedback, demonstrates that supporting families at the earliest opportunity presents the best hope of securing a successful outcome."
For more information about EIFS, contact 01905 728862, visit worcestershire.gov.uk/eifs or speak to your local school.