Cafcass care demand statistics for March 2012

Statistics published on 11th April 2012 show a total of 886 care applications made in March 2012.  From April 2011 to March 2012, Cafcass received a total of 10,199 new applications, a figure 10.8% higher than that compared to the last finance year.

Applications received between May 2011 and February 2012 were the highest ever recorded for the individual months with a record month showing as Janaury 2012, having a total of 912 care applications made.