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£4m for councils to support more families to resolve parental conflict

Councils can apply to the DWP for funding to train frontline staff who regularly come into contact with families facing conflict, so they can intervene at the right time to reduce friction between parents and help shield their children.

  • The Department for Work and Pension's Reducing Parental Conflict programme is working with local family services including health and social care, the courts and emergency services such as the police, to help them spot parental conflict, provide initial support and refer parents to further interventions such as therapy for a constructive resolution.

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News, published: 15/04/2021

Published: 15/04/2021


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