Household Support Fund

1.The total number of applications received for the first round of the Household Support Fund, running from October 2021 to March 2022. Please could you provide a breakdown showing the number of successful and unsuccessful applications. We only have the … Continue reading

Suicide Prevention Strategy

1. Does the local authority have an agreed suicide prevention action plan or strategy? Devon County Council (DCC) aligns itself to the National Suicide Prevention Strategy for England Suicide prevention in England: fifth progress report – GOV.UK ( A yearly … Continue reading

Drug and alcohol treatment services

1) Can the Local Authority’s Director of Public Health provide an estimate for the number of referrals made to alcohol treatment services in your local authority area for the following financial years? a) 2018/19: 381 b) 2019/20: 333 c) 2020/21: … Continue reading

Safe Sleep Policy

1.Does Devon County Council have an official Infant Safe Sleep or SUDI (Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy) prevention policy? We do not have an official Infant Safe Sleep or SUDI prevention policy. Safe sleep guidance is part of our core … Continue reading

Household Support Fund

* A breakdown of the different mechanisms you have used to distribute the Household Support Fund (HSF) to vulnerable families, e.g. cash, food parcels, vouchers, investment in existing schemes / services such as food banks (these are examples, not an … Continue reading

Gender-specialist services

Q1. Does your local authority fund any specific programmes or gender-specialist services for girls and young women (aged 14 to 24)? This refers to all statutory and non-statutory services (Y/N). Yes Q1a. If yes to Q1, please include details (name … Continue reading

Spend on Pathology or Laboratory Testing

1) How much did the local authority spend in each of the past three financial years (2019/20, 2020/21, 2021/22) on pathology testing in each of the following areas: – Testing relating to sexually transmitted diseases – Testing related to public … Continue reading

Household Support Fund for vulnerable households

Please state how much money, if any, has been distributed by your local authority from the Household Support Fund (HSF) for vulnerable households since October 2021 up to and including June 2022.  The information provided should include the disbursement of/requests … Continue reading