We help local authorities use digital to engage with vulnerable groups, such as care leavers, families with special educational needs and children in care.

From our blog

Say hello to Matea, our new front-end developer
Say hello to Matea, our new front-end developer
Simon Newing
December 02, 2021

Delighted to welcome Matea Howard to our technical team

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Age Appropriate Design Code from the Information Commissioners Office
Age Appropriate Design Code from the Information Commissioners Office
Simon Newing
September 08, 2021

The implementation period for new standards around use of children's personal data is now over.

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New Blackpool Families Rock app launched for Blackpool Council
New Blackpool Families Rock app launched for Blackpool Council
Jessica Higgins
August 11, 2021

A new app for children in care, young people and families in Blackpool.

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Hartlepool Now

Information, Advice and Guidance for The Care Act

"Hartlepool Now has put Hartlepool Borough Council streets ahead of other local authorities when it comes to information around adult social care"

Gill Alexander, Chief Executive
Hartlepool Borough Council

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Some of our projects

Care Leavers App

Care Leavers App

Helping local authorities be good corporate parents; the Care Leavers App is full of information and guidance for young people making their next step in life.

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SEND Local Offer for Tower Hamlets

SEND Local Offer for Tower Hamlets

A responsive, accessible website for families, young people and children with special educational needs and disabilities.

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Achieving for Children

Achieving for Children

A single platform for publishing family and childcare information alongside the SEND Local Offer.

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Local authorities are saying some amazing things about our work.

  • "We have found working with the focusgov team to be a very productive process. The team are professional, flexible and very helpful and have worked with us to produce a website that we are very proud of."

    Hartlepool Borough Council
    Leigh Keeble, Hartlepool Borough Council
  • "The service we have received from focusgov has been excellent. We have been fully supported throughout the process of implementing and developing our website. Any questions we raised were answered immediately and nothing was too much trouble."

    London Borough of Camden Council
    Victor Baldock, London Borough of Camden Council
  • "I can't believe we've gone from a few sentances on a boring council web site to our own Local Offer site like this, in only six weeks. It's brilliant."

    Kingston Parent Partnership
    Parent, Kingston Parent Partnership
  • "Thank you so much for all your help and support in getting us this great web site. It has been a dream come true for me...I always wanted to have a website and we now have something better than I ever imagined. We are very pleased and proud of the outcome."

    City of Westminster Council
    Rahmin Chowdhury, City of Westminster Council

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