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UK Legislation - Children and Families Act 2014

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The Children and Families Act 2014 is an Act of the Parliament of the UK. This is a landmark and wide-ranging Act designed to fully reform services for vulnerable children by giving them greater protection (paying special attention to those with additional needs), and also by helping parents and the family as a whole.

There are ten important parts to the Act, each of which makes substantial changes and new provisions to various areas of child welfare and family law:

The Children and Families Act is accompanied by:


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Suitable for ages from 0 to 25 years
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No Referral Needed
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Open to Everyone
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Universal Services - Suitable for Everyone


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Last updated 14 June 2024