Freedom of Information Request

Residential Family Assessment Centers

Received: 20 May 2024

1. Does the local authority currently use Residential Family Assessment Centres? 2. If so, how many are currently registered within your borough? 3. Is there a recommended service providers for Residential Family Assessment Centres list? 4. How would a new provider for Residential Family Assessment Centres make an introduction? 5. On average how many referrals were made to Resident Family Assessment Centres by the local authority within the boroughs administrative area for tax year April 1st 2022 to March 31st 2023? 6. What was the average wait time to place a family in a Residential Family Assessment Centre from April 1st 2022 to March 31st 2023? 7. What is the average duration of stay at a Residential Family Assessment Centre? (No specific year required) 8. What is the average cost per week to place a parent and one child? Two parents and one child and larger family groups? 9. For payments between Local Authorities and service providers, are payments made in advance, during the stay of the families or upon completion of their placement?10. What is the preferred method of payment between the local authority and the Residential Family Assessment Centre? 11. Does your local authority offer any type of support either directly or via local housing associations with regards to obtaining a property / properties for Residential Family Assessment Centres? 12. Has the boroughs social services/local authority had to place a families out side of the county due to lack of availability of residential family assessment centres within the borough for tax year April 1st 2022 to 23?

Outcome / Documents

  • Response (some not held) - application/pdf - Download