This C-19 Challenge project has developed a model to anticipate the forthcoming wave of demand to help vulnerable children and families emerge from the constraints of lockdown.
Previously led by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority, the project is now led by East Sussex County Council and Data to Insight.
As lockdown was implemented, local authority children’s services urgently needed to begin modelling different scenarios, so that they would be able to plan for resourcing and protect their budgets.
The project team spotted an opportunity to bring together all of the work being done independently by local authorities and build a shared tool, which would be available to all, thereby supporting those who did not have capacity to build a tool themselves.
Watch a recording of Data to Insight’s session at Digital Leaders Week 2021: