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Measuring the Impact: An independent evaluation of the work of family support Link’s adult services

A comprehensive evaluation of the adult services of Family Support Link, a support service for families affected by someone else's substance use in Northamptonshire.

The report details just how severely the families need support: on entry into the service 47% of clients have a mental wellbeing in the bottom 10% of the entire country. It also shows the remarkable level of transformation clients go through both whilst accessing the service and long after. This gives an incredible insight into the long-term impact made by family support services, particularly through the use of the 5-Step model of support. It also forms an important part of the evidence base for sectoral investment, showing just how critical continued funding of support it.

You can read the full report here. 

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