National Evaluation of the Area Based Childhood Programme – Executive Summary
This summary report, produced by CES in 2018, provides a high-level summary of findings and learning from the national evaluation of the Area Based Childhood (ABC) Programme. It examines the contribution of ABC to:
improved outcomes for children and parents,
changes for practitioners and service managers, and
changes to service planning and delivery.
The report summarises the methodology used in the evaluation and presents all of the main findings. It will be of particular interest to policy-makers, funders and managers involved in delivering services for children and parents or taking an area-based approach to service delivery.