Parenting programmes and services

We are looking at who is responsible for commissioning services and parenting programmes into the authority.

Who is responsible for commissioning parenting programmes? (job title)

Name Val Smith Senior Commissioning Manager

Contact details val.smith@devon.gov.uk

Who is responsible for commissioning other family support services? (job title)

Name Val Smith Senior Commissioning Manager

Contact details val.smith@devon.gov.uk

Do you have an LA strategic plan that dictates the services bought in?

Yes, Children’s Centre delivery plan

Does the in-house team decide on what programmes and services should be bought in?

Yes, it is indicated in the Service Specification

Are programmes and services commissioned on the basis of demand from schools, etc? (within budget constraints)

No,  based on demographic need as well referrals from a range of partners