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Progress on Families First: a support network for families raising children Volume 11 Issue 5

Dianne Hudson

New South Wales Public Health Bulletin 11(5) 77 - 79 Published: 2000

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Dianne Hudson


Research shows that significant improvements in a child’s health, education and welfare can be sustained when early intervention and support services are provided. This article describes Families First, a strategy sponsored by the NSW Government to re-shape and develop prevention and early intervention services, which help parents and communities sustain their children’s health and wellbeing in the long term.