Shropshire Council

Strengthening Families (funding and commissioning) - FAQs

What funding is available to practitioners to support this new way of working?

Funding has been made available to commission additional support and training for practitioners to support this new way of working. This also includes commissioning a new website, which will contain supportive information and guidance.

What if there's a gap in provision and services?

Gaps in provision can be discussed at locality meetings where services with the community can be explored and considered.

Are there any commissioning arrangements in place?

Yes, a number of organisations from the voluntary and charity sector are commissioned to deliver Early Help services in Shropshire. Information about this Early Help offer can be found in the Early Help Strategy, alongside information about future commissioning arrangements.