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Get the best start in life

Building a Devon where our children are supported emotionally, physically and mentally, and are ready to learn

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We want to understand what support parents need in the critical early years of their child’s life, and how services can provide that in a way that makes sense to parents – allowing them to get the support they need when and how they need it.

We want to work with families and early years professionals to get a shared understanding of what a good experience looks and feels like, what helps children to be ready to learn, and where we can make positive changes to the way we work.

We have started to develop our understanding of how services for families work together and interact, and where parents currently go for information and support and why they go there.


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