Sharing information to identify and work with troubled families

Note on information sharing in context of the Troubled Families initiative, produced by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO): ICO view of troubled families data sharing (PDF)

Guidance note on the use of police data for the purposes of the Troubled Families initiative, produced by Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) and Troubled Families Unit at DCLG: ACPO / DCLG guidance note (PDF)

Toolkit to help decide the legal basis for information sharing to identify and work with troubled families: Deciding legal basis for information sharing (PDF)

Tools to monitor progress of troubled families and to provide evidence for payment by results, produced by Stockport MBC and Manchester City Council, with contributions from Bolton MBC: Spreadsheet (XLS)  and Handbook (PDF).
(Spreadsheet contains information from a number of sources so please ensure that your data collection and input procedures do not allow inappropriate access to the information.)

Financial framework for the Troubled Families initiative, produced by Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG):
Financial framework for local authorities (PDF)

A report by Louise Casey CB, Department for Communities and Local Government:
Listening to troubled families (PDF)

2 thoughts on “Sharing information to identify and work with troubled families”

  1. Hi – just so you know the toolkit has a ZIP extension, but it isn’t a zipped file -its an XLS file. For those struggling to see it, simply rename the extension as .XLS and try again.

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