Welcome to Daybreak Family Group Conferences
We are the country’s leading national voluntary organisation focused entirely on the delivery of family group conferences (FGCs) and related training.
Daybreak delivers programmes of the highest quality and aims for continuous service improvement, through systematic monitoring and collection of feedback; rigorous selection and training of staff, independent coordinators and volunteers; and inspiring individual and collective responsibility across the workforce.
Daybreak is at the forefront of FGC innovation and development, pioneering new approaches and the use of FGCs in new contexts.
Daybreak is influential in raising awareness of the benefits of FGCs and promoting their wider use nationally and internationally.
Daybreak plays a leading role in raising professional standards through the development and accreditation systems for FGC programmes and in capacity building through training of managers and practitioners and maintains a register of approved coordinators.
Daybreak actively seeks to advance knowledge about FGCs through its involvement in high quality research initiatives.
Our work is widely recognised as achieving great results for children, adults and their families whilst making significant cost savings for Local Authorities and other agencies.
On other pages of this website you can learn about how FGCs work, find out about our specific programmes for Child Welfare, Domestic Violence, Vulnerable Adults and Restorative Practices and learn about the Training and Consultation services that we offer.
See Training for new dates for 2015
Our training of FGC coordinators is accredited by the Laser Learning (formerly OCN) and we also offer extensive training in all areas of Child Welfare, Domestic Violence and Vulnerable Adults. More details on our Training page.
We offer commissioners of services who have not yet experienced the benefits of FGCs the chance to try the FGC process at discounted rates with only a small financial outlay. See our Independant referrals page.