Calderdale awarded £875,767 to support vulnerable families and build brighter futures

Thousands of families across West Yorkshire are set receive tailored support and interventions according to the Government.

By Ian Hirst
Saturday, 12th February 2022, 11:00 am

The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities has announced that councils across England will receive a share of over £200 million in 2022/2023 to support vulnerable families in their communities and help them build a brighter future.

Working jointly with the Department for Education and other departments, the extra money from the Supporting Families Programme will help local areas tackle the challenges that vulnerable families face including those that put them at risk of neglect or harm the Government has said.

Minister for Levelling up Communities Kemi Badenoch said: “As a society we must help the most vulnerable in our communities and the government is focused on giving families the support they need to build a better future.

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“Our Supporting Families programme in Yorkshire and the Humber plays an integral role as we recover from the pandemic, making sure children get back to school, helping those who have lost their jobs get back into work, protecting people’s mental health and stopping domestic abuse.”