Right for children, better for the ECONOMY


We assess the evidence of what works in early intervention for impact and relative cost, advise local authorities, charities and investors on the implementation of early intervention on the ground, and advocate for investment in effective early intervention to local and national policy makers.


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Preventing Gang and Youth Violence

EIF has been working in partnership with the Home Office to produce this research which aims to help local areas make more informed decisions about how best to identify those children and young people who may be at risk of involvement in gangs or youth violence…

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Spending on Late Intervention

Picking up the pieces from damaging social problems affecting young people such as mental health problems, going into care, unemployment and youth crime costs the Government almost £17 billion a year, new research…

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The Best Start at Home

A report on what works to improve the quality of parent child interactions from conception to age 5. The report was written by researchers at the Dartington Social Research Unit, University of Warwick and Coventry…

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Domestic Violence and Abuse

Domestic violence and abuse not only comes with an immense societal cost but a significant economic one. Early intervention is crucial for the prevention of domestic violence and abuse and the protection of vulnerable children, young people…

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Guidebook

Search our interactive library of early intervention programmes and learn about good evidence of impact.

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