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We champion and support the use of effective early intervention to improve the lives of children and young people at risk of experiencing poor outcomes

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EIF Guidebook

The Guidebook provides information about early intervention programmes that have been evaluated and shown to improve outcomes for children and young people.

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Why early intervention matters

What is early intervention? How does it work, and how do we know that it works? Why is it good for children and families? Why is it good for society and the economy?

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What early intervention is about

Find out more about the key areas where we think early intervention can make a real difference: early years, parenting & families, mental health & wellbeing, vulnerability & antisocial behaviour.

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How to make early intervention work

Find out more about putting early intervention into action in your area: understanding needs, using evidence, commissioning, implementation, evaluation – and more.

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