- Father (single parent) separated from his partner who has mental health issues.
- Father was in employment but left work to care for the children when mother left the family home.
- Claiming significant number of benefits and is subject to the benefit cap.
- Significant rent arrears and heading towards court proceedings and a mandatory eviction notice.
- Problems with rubbish in the front garden.
- Children not attending school due to either Dad not able to coordinate school runs or issues and disputes with the schools.
Single parent (mother) household with five children (four of the children are aged between 18 – 24).
- Youngest son previously attending Pupil Referral Unit (PRU)
- High levels of unauthorised school absence and exclusions
- Involvement of children’s services locality team
- Adult children on out of work benefits
- Involvement of housing and community policing in relation to anti-social behaviour
- History of drug use with older children
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The Supporting Troubled Families Programme is part funding the Invisible Walls family support project at Winchester Prison. The project provides pre and post parenting and family support for fathers in prison as part of a multi-agency response to help fathers reintegrate into their families and communities on release.
Pilot of a multi-agency initiative to improving and tackling unauthorised school absence through a targeted approach.
Single parent (mother) household with six children and one grandchild.
- Long history of domestic violence with previous partner
- Mother suffers from depression, anxiety and physical disability
- Youth Offending Team involved with two sons on orders
- Anti-Social Behaviour Contract (ABC) in place for another son
- Threat of eviction from Housing Association due to Anti-Social behaviour
- Open to Children’s Social Care Children in Need (CiN) team
- No member of the family in work.