Decision details

Early Help and Children's Centres in Derbyshire

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Report seeking approval to proceed with implementing a service re-design within the revised funding envelope available for early help in Derbyshire




1)   Approve the disestablishment of the Council’s existing Early Help teams and Children’s Centres;


2)   Confirm that further funding for the Early Help Development Service should not be provided; and


3)   Approve the implementation of a new service model for Family Help in Derbyshire, the retention of 12 Children’s Centre buildings, and the closure of 10 Children’s Centre buildings.

Report author: Chris Caley

Publication date: 29/04/2024

Date of decision: 29/04/2024

Decided at meeting: 29/04/2024 - Cabinet

Effective from: 08/05/2024

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