Case studies

Innovation in local government is about improving the lives of the people in our communities. Browse through our case studies to see the many innovative programmes councils are involved in.

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Youth Offending Service prevention

Staffordshire’s Youth Offending Service prevention project is focused on identifying those children and young people who face much poorer outcomes than their counterparts and intervening early with bespoke projects to help them thrive.

Up2U: creating healthy relationships

Portsmouth City Council - Up2U is a programme for people who use domestically abusive and unhealthy behaviours in their relationships. It seeks to reduce the incidents of domestic violence, prevent the cycle of abuse, and reduce the numbers of children in child protection services, edge of care or children in care.

The Family Nurse Partnership

The Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) aims to improve the life chances of first-time young parents and their children by breaking the cycle of disadvantage.

Adverse experiences in childhood

'ACEs Birmingham’ supports a multi-agency services approach to previous or current adverse experiences in childhood (ACEs),aiming to assist services to identify ACEs and enable individuals to overcome their impact.

Improving our service for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and predicting future demand

Buckinghamshire County Council’s Business Intelligence, Insight and Improvement team have worked collaboratively with the Council’s SEND service to develop a complex predictive model to forecast demand and cost

Norfolk Teenage Parent Pathway

The Norfolk Teenage Parent Pathway (TPP) was launched in 2017 and was the culmination of a service redesign; to broaden the reach of support to all teenage parents within Norfolk.

Cornwall Council: ensuring no stone is left unturned in tackling teenage pregnancy

In tackling teenage pregnancy, Cornwall Council has taken a holistic approach.

Shropshire: investing in quality relationships and sex education

Public health curriculum adviser Alice Cruttwell has developed the programme for years 1 to 11 over the past six years with the aim of not only tackling teenage pregnancy, but also addressing safeguarding issues and improving the self-confidence and selfesteem of young people too.

Leicestershire County Council: supporting young parents

Leicestershire has had great success reducing teenage pregnancy rates – latest figures show a fall of over 60 per cent since 1998. But the county council’s public health team has also invested time and effort in supporting young parents.

Hull City Council: targeting help at the most at risk

When Hull first started its teenage pregnancy work progress was a little slow. Conception rates were coming down, but not as fast or consistently as the city’s Teenage Pregnancy Partnership would have liked.