A small number of families require additional support. In the case of families facing multiple challenges, they often receive services from several separate agencies in response to a range of needs.  Think Family focuses specifically on the needs of these families.

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Key Messages:

  • 40% of troubled families had 3 or more children, compared to 16% nationally,
  • 49% of troubled families were lone parent households, compared to 16% nationally
  • 53% of households with one or more young people with a recent proven offence also had a child with school behavioural problems,
  • 62% of families experiencing domestic violence had a truanting child

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