The Local Government Association (LGA) reports that half of all children assessed to be in need of extra help and support have experienced or witnessed domestic violence .
The LGA, which represents 370 councils in England and Wales, states that councils need resources to cope with the challenges of domestic abuse at a local level.
For more details and to read more about what they are calling on the Government to do please see here: LGA: Half of children in need referred to councils experience domestic violence.
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Jacinta, FRG Adviser