Children’s Centres

please provide:

the number of designated statutory children’s centres in the current financial year and every year since, and including, 2009/10.

2009/10 – 43 centres

2010/11 – 2016/17 – some related service provided however not designated statutory children’s centres therefore, this information is not held

2017/18 – 26 centres

the number of local authority employees working in Sure Start and children’s centres in the current financial year and every year since, and including, 2009/10.

No local authority employees have worked in Sure Start or Children’s Centres as they are commissioned services, therefore we do not hold this information.

the total expenditure by your local authority on children’s centres and Sure Start, in the current financial year and every year since, and including, 2009/10.

The Surestart (including Children’s centres) net expenditure is the amounts allocated from the core grant to deliver the Sure Start Children’s Centre programme.

2018/19 – £6,321,980

2017/18 – £7,321,980

2016/17 – £7,853,165

2015/16 – £8,219,397

2014/15 – £8,614,093

2013/14 – £9,051,408

2012/13 – £9,331,348

2011/12 – £9,331,348

2010/11 – £10,179,045

In relation to children’s services and Sure Starts, please provide the total number of children and parents who have used your children centres and Sure Starts, in the current financial year and every year since, and including, 2009/10.

Children aged 0 – 4 and carers seen at Devon County Council Children’s Centres 2009 – 2018 (01/04 – 31/03)

  Children seen Carers seen
2009/10 15541 16972
2010/11 18713 20683
2011/12 19638 21965
2012/13 20456 22827
2013/14 21370 24110
2014/15 21040 23581
2015/16 20560 22880
2016/17 19532 21550
2017/18 18790 20525