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Implementing the family support clauses of the 1989 Children Act
Jane Tunstill
ByLegislative, professional and organisational obstacles
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While the subject of family support is frequently written about and discussed by politicians, civil servants, various professional groups, researchers and journalists, its nature and breadth are daunting. Family support can include:

any activity or facility provided either by statutory agencies or by community groups or individuals, aimed at providing advice and support to parents to help them in bringing up their children.