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New Review on Crime and Children in Care

Lord Laming is to lead a major review into why such a high proportion of looked-after children end up in the criminal justice system. Launched yesterday, the nine-month review was established by the Prison Reform Trust, which warned of the … Continue reading

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The Cost of Children in Care

In 2012-13, local authorities spent on average between £131,000 and £135,000 on residential care for a child and between £29,000 and £33,000 on foster care for a child “Most children are taken into care because of abuse and neglect. But … Continue reading

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Home- Start in Hampshire’s Conference is crucial

On why she’s supporting Home-Start in Hampshire’s Early Years conference, Camila Batmanghelidjh, Founder of Kids Company, said: “Most parents love their children but they can’t always take care of them as well as they’d like to. I cannot imagine anything more … Continue reading

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Did you listen to D for Dexter?

This Week Radio 4 has broadcast a brave and funny story called D for Dexter inspired by Home-Start. Part of their 15 Minute Drama series, with a focus this week on Children in Need, 5 episodes run were aired over the … Continue reading

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Welcome to Home-Start in Hampshire

Welcome to our new website published in September 2014.  We will be adding lots of news over the next few months, so please do come back to see what we’re up to. To find your nearest Home-Start go to Home-Start in … Continue reading

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