What does the evidence say about Family Drug and Alcohol Courts?

Today we published the results of our large-scale evaluation into the use of Family Drug and Alcohol Courts (FDAC) as a problem-solving alternative to standard care proceedings.  The findings of our study point in a positive direction, with children being more likely to be reunified and a higher proportion of parents ceasing to misuse drugs of alcohol […]

Foundations, the new national What Works Centre for Children & Families

Today is an exciting day: the day we launch as a fully merged, newly branded organisation – Foundations, the national What Works Centre for Children & Families. We’ve brought together two sister organisations with a shared aim, and today marks the start of a new vision, mission and strategy through which we will support vulnerable […]

Family Group Conferencing findings: reflections and insights from Coram & Daybreak

Following the publication of the results from the largest randomised control trial (RCT) of family group conferences (FGCs) in the world, Foundations’ evaluation partner Coram reflects on the experience of doing the research. Practice Lead, Daybreak, gives insight into how and why FGCs are a critical tool for working with children and families to make a difference. […]