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Bullying
Bullying can happen to anyone at any age. Bullying is when someone deliberately hurts you and usually happens over time.
Drugs and alcohol
Drugs and alcohol information for young people.
Drugs and alcohol quiz
What do you know about drugs and alcohol? Take the quiz to find out and learn more about the myths surrounding drug use.
Drug and alcohol questionnaire
How much do you use drugs or alcohol? Do you need help? Find out by taking our questionnaire.
Relationships, Sexual Health and Teenage Pregnancy
Relationships are not always perfect, it is quite normal ...
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There are lots of different ways that you can get involved! It could be finding an activity you like, it could be volunteering or it could be having your voice heard. Find your way of getting involved below!
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It's not OK
It's not okay Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation is ...
Child Sexual Abuse
What is it? “Child sexual abuse involves forcing or ...
Signs and symptoms
Who does it happen to? Any child can experience ...
Get help for sexual abuse
Think you or a friend might have been sexually ...
Keeping Safe
Sexual abuse can be prevented. We know that abusers ...
Real Stories
The case studies on these pages are all based ...
Jake's story
This is the story of ‘Jake’ who spoke out ...
Jenny's story
This is the story of ‘Jenny’ who spoke out ...
Morris' story
Morris’ first childhood memory is learning to walk and ...
Professionals
Key points Sexual abuse is largely hidden and can be ...
Child Sexual Exploitation
What is child sexual exploitation? The Children’s Society describes ...
Spot the signs
Are you being sexually exploited? It’s not OK for someone ...
Get help
Think you or a friend might have been sexually ...
Keep safe
Barnardo’s produced some ‘keep safe’ tips as part of ...
Parents
Worried about your child? Child sexual exploitation can be ...
Professionals
Information and resources for people who work with young ...
Warning signs
When a young person is being sexually exploited they ...
Resources
Barnardo’s Barnardo’s has lots of web resources dedicated to ...
Businesses
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Real stories
The case studies on these pages are all based ...
Anna's story
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Damon's story
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Jade's story
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Naomi's story
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Paige's story
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Who we are
The "It’s not okay" campaign has been organised by City ...
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Tackling child sexual exploitation is everyone’s responsibility. We need ...
Professionals
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Programme of Seminars
Below are details of FREE seminars over 2015/2016 that ...
It’s Not OK awareness raising resource
Download the awareness raising online resource. The City ...
What happens when I say...
Speaking up about sexual abuse or exploitation can ...
ParentInfo
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Parenting our children online
Champions to deliver ‘Parenting our children online’ workshops Twelve ...
It’s not ok play and workshop
The It’s not ok play and workshop has been ...
Young people's services at 30 Clarence Street
What can you access? Information and support If you are ...
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Childcare
Childcare in York and what support is available.
Reduce your childcare bill
There are lots of different ways of reducing the ...
Funded childcare places for eligible two year olds
Did you know that if your annual household income ...
Application and eligibility form
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Funded Entitlement for three and four year olds
For information on funded early years provision and details on how to get a place at a setting.
Extended Funded Entitlement (30 hours childcare)
Applying for Extended Funded Entitlement (30 hours) from September ...
Childcare options
What different childcare options are there? Good quality childcare ...
Choosing childcare
What to look for: Choosing childcare and early education ...
Childcare for children and young people with SEN and disabilities
 
Childcare choices for children with SEND
There are lots of different types of childcare to ...
Finding childcare for children with SEND
 
Choosing childcare for children with SEND
Choosing childcare Choosing childcare and early education is a ...
A childcare provider's view
What's it like providing childcare for disabled children? There ...
A parent's story
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What next
Here's a quick guide to finding, arranging and paying ...
Babysitters
What is a babysitter? A babysitter is someone who ...
Children's centres
 
Where are children's centres in York
There are nine York children’s centres, which are grouped within the ...
Register at your local children's centre
Why register with York children’s centres? We know that ...
The Avenues Children's Centre
The Avenues Children's Centre, Sixth Avenue, York. YO31 0UT ...
What's on at the Avenues
There are lots of different services and activities going ...
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Carr Children's Centre
Carr Children’s Centre, Ostman Road, York, YO26 5QA.  Carr Children's ...
What's on at Carr
There are lots of different services and activities going ...
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Register with Carr Children's Centre - Fill in our online form to register your details with Carr Children's Centre.
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Clifton Children's Centre
Kingsway North, Clifton, York. YO30 6JA. Clifton Children's Centre is ...
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New Earswick Children's Centre
New Earswick Children’s Centre, Hawthorn Terrace, New Earswick, York. ...
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Haxby Road Children's Centre
Haxby Road Children's Centre is off Haxby Road and ...
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There are lots of different services and activities going ...
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Hob Moor Children's Centre
The House at Hob Moor, Children’s Centre, Green Lane, ...
What's on at Hob Moor
There are lots of different services and activities going ...
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Bus Route: We are on the FirstYork Bus Route ...
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Knavesmire Children's Centre
Knavesmire Children’s Centre, Trafalgar street, York. YO23 1HY. We ...
What's on at Knavesmire
There are lots of different services and activities going ...
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Contact us at Knavesmire
Bus Routes: No 11 stops at Queen Victoria Street ...
St Lawrence's Children's Centre
St Lawrence's Children's Centre, Heslington Road, York. YO10 5BW ...
What's on at St Lawrence's
There are lots of different services and activities going ...
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Contact us at St Lawrence's
Bus Route: We are on the FirstYork Bus Route ...
Westfield Children's Centre
Westfield Children's Centre, Askham Lane, York. YO24 3HP.  Westfield ...
What's on at Westfield
There are lots of different services and activities going ...
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Contact us at Westfield
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Follow us on Facebook
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Family support and parenting
Being a mum, dad or carer is probably the ...
Parenting support
I'm going to be a parent or carer   I ...
Shared parental leave
Shared Parental Leave came into force on 1st December ...
Family support
Bereavement For information on helpful resources and services that may ...
Bereavement
Dealing with bereavement is always challenging and can be ...
Bullying
Bullying has for many years been acknowledged as a ...
Family Learning
Family Learning If you want to gain confidence in ...
Working with children
View the latest job vacancies View the latest job ...
Social Networks
Many people make use of social networking sites like ...
Children in Need Service
Who does the Child in Need Service work with? ...
Family Early Help (FEHA and CAF)
Parents guide to Early help... Every family has its ...
Family Focus
One family......... One worker......... One plan. The Family Focus ...
York's Local Offer (special educational needs and disability)
York's local offer enables parents and young people to see what disability services are available in their area and how to access them.
What's on in the holidays
Below is a taste of inclusive activities and events that are ...
Local Offer Glossary
Local Offer Glossary ...
Moving to York
This site will help you if you are planning to bring your children from overseas to live in York. It will give you information about schools, information on childcare for children age 0-5 and opportunities for young adults over 16 years old.
New to the UK: 5-16 year olds
Education for children aged 5 to 16 years English law states ...
About school
Information about choosing a school and what equipment your ...
Finding a school
There are 65 primary and secondary schools in the City ...
School terms and holidays
The school year starts at the beginning of September ...
Education is free
Schools run by the City of York Council are ...
School equipment
Primary schools provide all the equipment your child needs ...
School uniform
Primary schools Children do not have to wear uniform in ...
At school
Information about the school day and how to help ...
The School Day
The school day usually starts between 08:30 and 9:00. ...
Walking to School
As a parent, you are responsible for ensuring your ...
Food at School
Snacks Children up to the age of seven will ...
Cultural and religious matters in schools
All York primary and secondary schools are for both ...
Homework
Children in primary schools get homework about once a ...
Finding out about your child’s progress
Schools hold after-school parents’ meetings at least twice a ...
What to do if you have a problem or complaint.
You can ask to speak to the head teacher ...
After school
Advice to help your child stay safe and healthy ...
Things to do out of school
There are lots of things to see and do ...
Helping your child learn English
It is important that children keep using their first ...
Leaving children alone at home
In England there is no legally set age when ...
Child care
Schools often have clubs to look after children before ...
Jobs, training, money and finance
The jobs and money page provides information on childcare costs, bills, family finances, employment and housing.
Working in childcare
 
Jobs and training
Working with children Working with children in York offers a ...
Money and finance
Reduce your childcare bills There are lots of different ...
Family Information Service
Introduces the York Family Information Service and provides links to further information on childcare, early education and recruitment.
Ask anything
Can't find what you're looking for? if we don't ...
Information Scheme
Join a free information scheme and you'll get regular packs of information tailored to the age of your child and where you live.
Statement of Service
York Family Information Service (York FIS) York Family Information ...
Feedback
 
Facebook Photo Form
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Health
Being healthy can mean being physically healthy, sexually healthy, ...
Two Year Review
Frequently asked questions - for parents and carers The Two ...
Substance misuse
For many parents, young people's substance misuse is very worrying. ...
Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)
 
Lime Trees community team
 
Lime Trees inpatient team
 
Your rights at Lime Trees
 
Animations made by young people
Communication Street Communication Street is a film about problems ...
Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding is practical, free, can be discreet and is ...
Active play with your children
It's so important to make time to play and ...
Healthy eating
Healthy eating doesn’t have to be as difficult as ...
Avoiding Infection on Farm Visits
The Public Health Team has produced a factsheet – ...
Schools
Mums, dads and carers often have lots of questions ...
Family Learning
If you want to gain confidence in supporting your ...
Fostering and Adoption
Fostering Fostering is about looking after children in a ...
Fostering
Fostering is about looking after children in a safe ...
Private Fostering
Virtual ...
Events
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Free and low cost things to do in York
In York, there are always lots of events and ...
Workforce
Local Area Teams Please note that some content on ...
The essentials
There's lots of helpful information on this website but ...
YorOK workforce newsletter
Be in the loop The YorOK workforce newsletter is ...
YorOK Newsletter - Take Part
If you have something to say, please let us ...
Workforce news
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CYPP and the YorOK Board
Locally we call our Children’s Trust ‘YorOK’ and its ...
YorOK Board
York has had strong Children’s Trust partnership arrangements since 2003. ...
YorOK Board Papers
Tuesday 12 September 2017 Papers will appear below for ...
Archive Board Papers 2012
Papers will appear below for YorOK board meetings. If ...
Archive Board Papers 2013
Papers will appear below for YorOK board meetings. If ...
Archive Board Papers 2014
Papers will appear below for YorOK board meetings. If ...
The Children and Young People's Plan
The Children and Young People's Plan (2013 - 16) sets the direction for everyone working to improve outcomes for people working with children and young people.
Early Help Strategy
(including Next Steps for 2014 – 2016) The Early ...
Partnership arrangements for Children's Services in York
YorOK Children's Trust Board: The relationship with the Local ...
Integrated Commissioning
“Commissioning” is a broad term which covers partnerships of ...
Child Poverty Strategy
Everybody's Business The City of York shares the national ...
Child Poverty News
News ...
York's Child Poverty Strategy
Partners in York have been working together to produce on a ...
Child Poverty Needs Assessment
Each year a local Child Poverty Needs Assessment is ...
Support in York
There is a long-standing and continuing tradition in York ...
Early Help
Early ...
Children's Advice Team
The Children’s Advice Team is one part of the ...
Family Early Help Assessment (CAF)
What is it? In York, we recommend the use ...
Team Around the Child and Family (TACF)
What is Team around the Child and Family (TACF)? ...
Lead Practitioner
All children and young people may at some point ...
Early Help Training
Details of Early Help training and dates courses are run on.
Thresholds
Families have different needs and we translate these into ...
Information Sharing
All agencies should share information on children and young ...
School Attendance Resources
You can download from this page a range of ...
Flag a concern
The Early Help Strategy talks about identifying vulnerable families ...
Your link worker
The Children’s Advice Team works to a locality model, ...
Voice in Assessment
When completing an assessment, it's important that the voice of ...
Resource and Advice Directory
Services in York, including childcare, sports, childminding, events, activities, local services, nurseries, and more.
Childrens Advice Team
Services in York, including childcare, sports, childminding, events, activities, local services, nurseries, and more.
Vulnerability and Risk
Services in York, including childcare, sports, childminding, events, activities, local services, nurseries, and more.
Disability
Services in York, including childcare, sports, childminding, events, activities, local services, nurseries, and more.
Legal and Crime
Services in York, including childcare, sports, childminding, events, activities, local services, nurseries, and more.
Early Help Training
Services in York, including childcare, sports, childminding, events, activities, local services, nurseries, and more.
Family Support and Parenting
Services in York, including childcare, sports, childminding, events, activities, local services, nurseries, and more.
Substance Misuse
Services in York, including childcare, sports, childminding, events, activities, local services, nurseries, and more.
Mentoring and Counselling
Services in York, including childcare, sports, childminding, events, activities, local services, nurseries, and more.
Traveller and Ethnic Minorities
Services in York, including childcare, sports, childminding, events, activities, local services, nurseries, and more.
Carers
Services in York, including childcare, sports, childminding, events, activities, local services, nurseries, and more.
Housing
Services in York, including childcare, sports, childminding, events, activities, local services, nurseries, and more.
Abuse
Services in York, including childcare, sports, childminding, events, activities, local services, nurseries, and more.
Early Years
Services in York, including childcare, sports, childminding, events, activities, local services, nurseries, and more.
Charitable Voluntary and Faith
Services in York, including childcare, sports, childminding, events, activities, local services, nurseries, and more.
Education and Employment
Services in York, including childcare, sports, childminding, events, activities, local services, nurseries, and more.
Activities and Support for Children and Young People
Services in York, including childcare, sports, childminding, events, activities, local services, nurseries, and more.
Financial Support
Services in York, including childcare, sports, childminding, events, activities, local services, nurseries, and more.
Family Information Service
Services in York, including childcare, sports, childminding, events, activities, local services, nurseries, and more.
Health
Services in York, including childcare, sports, childminding, events, activities, local services, nurseries, and more.
Childrens centres
Services in York, including childcare, sports, childminding, events, activities, local services, nurseries, and more.
Childcare
Services in York, including childcare, sports, childminding, events, activities, local services, nurseries, and more.
CYC services
Services in York, including childcare, sports, childminding, events, activities, local services, nurseries, and more.
copy of Resource and Advice Directory
Services in York, including childcare, sports, childminding, events, activities, local services, nurseries, and more.
Substance Misuse 1
Services in York, including childcare, sports, childminding, events, activities, local services, nurseries, and more.
Concerned about a child or young person
If you have a concern that a child is ...
Children's Front Door
01904 551900 Call the Front Door if you know of ...
York Family Information Service
York Family Information Service provides free and impartial information to ...
Mission Statement and Statement of Service
Mission Statement and Statement of Service Mission Statement The Family ...
City of York Safeguarding Children Board
 
Risk and resilience
Risk taking behaviours are a normal part of growing ...
Relationships, teenage pregnancy and sexual health
This section offers information for practitioners working around the issue of teenage pregnancy, sexual health and relationships.
Teenage pregnancy links
This section offers information for practitioners working around the issue of teenage pregnancy, sexual health and relationships.
Substance misuse
Information and guides for download, aimed at practitioners wanting to know more about Young People and the dangers of substance misuse.
Child sexual exploitation and abuse
The sexual exploitation of children and young people under ...
Children missing or absent from home or care
Download the Joint Protocol for children and young people ...
Disabilities and additional needs
This section of the website contains core information and ...
Building confidence with parents of disabled children
Four key questions when consulting with parents: Were you treated well? Were ...
York Family Information Service and myFIS+
If you work with a parent/carer of a disabled child, ...
Autism 2013
Launch of the York Autism Strategy for Children This ...
Bullying
Bullying can happen to anyone at any age. Bullying is when someone deliberately hurts you and usually happens over time.
Childcare Strategy, Early Years and Children's Centres
This section holds lots of useful information for practitioners ...
Childcare Strategy
Access & Inclusion/Inclusion Standards  Support to help you improve ...
Access and Inclusion
The Access & Inclusion Support Adviser The access and ...
Working with parents who have children with SEND
Give parents as much information as possible When parents ...
Childcare Sufficiency
The Childcare Act means that from April 2008 every Local Authority needs to make sure that there is a sufficient level of childcare available. Find out about York's approach and how you can let us know if you feel there is a gap in childcare.
Childcare sustainability support
Where the loss of existing childcare places is likely ...
Childcare Business Support
The Childcare Strategy Service can offer support and expertise ...
Free Early Years Funding/ Early Years Inclusion Fund/Early Years Pupil Premium/ Early Implementer - 30 Hours Free Childcare
Login for non CYC devices to the York Open ...
Free Early Years Funding
Login to the York Provider Portal for the free ...
Provider Registration
Thank you for your interest to register for ...
Setting Up Provision
Information on setting up childcare provision and becoming a childminder.
Out of School Clubs
information on the Extended Services Out of School Development Manager, and downloadable resources to support Out-of-School Clubs
Shared Foundation Partnerships
Are well established and embedded networks across the city ...
Children's Centres
Information for practitioners The majority of information relating to ...
Early Years Learning and Welfare
The EYLW team offer support, guidance and challenge to ...
Information for SENCos
Essential documents for SENCos Specialist Early Years Teachers (SEN) information ...
Communication and Language
This page is currently under ...
EYFS Observation Assessment and Planning
The following pro-formas have been written to support you ...
Practitioner recruitment
Help with starting or developing a career in Early ...
Current vacancies
Current job vacancies for people looking to work with children in York.
Advertise a vacancy
Advertise a job vacancy for a posistion working with children in York.
Roles in childcare
Childminders Would you like a rewarding career? Would you ...
Home childcare and nannies
What is a home childcarer? A home childcarer cares ...
Childminding
What is childminding? Registered childminders are professional childcarers who ...
Childminding Videos
Below are three short videos we have made to ...
Becoming a childminder - FAQ
Frequently asked questions about becoming a childminder
Childminder person specification
Please note this person specification is not exhaustive, and ...
A day in the life of a childminder
–by Jenni Fitton 7am My day begins as I pack ...
Business Planning
There are some documents in the download section of ...
Local Training Providers
First Aid Before application to Ofsted you will need ...
How would I start?
Whatever your circumstances, a career in early years is ...
Why should I volunteer?
Volunteering Opportunities Why should I volunteer? There are many good ...
Sidebar demo
This section holds lots of useful information for practitioners ...
Parenting support
An introduction to parenting for practitioners and links to useful websites.
Structured Parenting Skills Programmes Across The Continuum of Need
The programmes we've chosen to deliver to York mums, ...
Mellow Parenting
Mellow Parenting can help provide better outcomes for parents ...
Minding The Baby
NSPCC ‘Minding The Baby’ for vulnerable first time mothers ...
The Parenting Puzzle
The Parenting Puzzle, Family Links Nurturing Programme an early intervention ...
Strengthening Families, Strengthening Communities
Strengthening Families, Strengthening Communities for mums, dads and carers of ...
Time Out for...
Family Matters ...
ASCEND
ASCEND (Autism Spectrum Condition Enhancing and Nuturing ...
Jigsaw
 
Gimme 5
 
Riding the Storm
 
Programme Facilitation
The Parenting Support team uses a range of facilitators ...
Workforce Development
The Workforce Development Unit The Workforce Development Unit (WDU) ...
YorOK Workforce Strategy
The children and young people’s workforce have a critical role in achieving the vision that every child and young person in York can reach their full potential and live safe, happy and fulfilled lives. Find out about Children's Workforce Development in York.
What is the YorOK Children’s Trust
A Children’s Trust is a partnership of organisations responsible for services for children, young people and families. These organisations share a commitment to improve children’s lives and to work together to ensure every child has his or her needs met.
What is the YorOK Workforce
A Children’s Trust is a partnership of organisations responsible for services for children, young people and families. These organisations share a commitment to improve children’s lives and to work together to ensure every child has his or her needs met.
Common Core
The common core of skills and knowledge describes the skills ...
Workforce useful links
A Children’s Trust is a partnership of organisations responsible for services for children, young people and families. These organisations share a commitment to improve children’s lives and to work together to ensure every child has his or her needs met.
Outcomes
Being able to demonstrate improved outcomes for children and ...
Measuring outcomes
How do you measure outcomes? What is an outcome? ...
Log your outcomes
Contact ...
Voice and Involvement
YorOK Voice and Involvement Strategy It is the right ...
You Said, We Did
York is able to demonstrate many examples of high ...
2015 Review of Voice
Involving children and young people and hearing their voice ...
Speak up and hear my voice training
 
Top tips for communication
The Show Me That I Matter panel have developed ...
Director of Children’s Services interviews
What changed? Children and young people played a key ...
Young People's Mental Health
What changed? - A scheme of work with six ...
Show Me That I Matter
What's changed? Show Me That I Matter is an ...
York’s Member of Youth Parliament
Hi, I’m Dominic Fairbrass and this year I have ...
How to fly - Music4care
A group of young care leavers from the Springboard ...
UMatter Survey 2014
In 2013 the U Matter survey was developed as ...
Lunch club for deaf children
In September 2013 the Deaf and Hearing Support Team ...
Advisory Group - Future Links Project
“Our opinions should be thought about too.” (Young ...
Speak Up Event
The first ever “Speak Up” event was held on ...
Arts4Care
Project Inspires The Arts4Care project - which has been ...
Take Over Week
In November 34 children and young people took ...
Viewpoint with Looked After Children and child protection
Viewpoint is an online consultation tool which has been ...
Advocacy
In May 2014 a new model was approved for ...
University of York - Supporting the development of a new CYPP
Students from the University of York have supported the ...
Children meeting judges
CAFCASS worked with the Family Justice Young People's Board ...
Children's Assessment Unit and Children & Young Peoples’ SARC
The Children's Assessment Unit at York Hospital carry out ...
North Yorkshire Police
Youth Commission The Youth Commission enables young people to ...
Involvement toolkit and resources
Find out more about the strategy for getting people involved developing, delivering and evaluating services and also what support is available.
Good Practice
There are many excellent publications which can help you to carry out effective involvement. Use this good practice guide to make sure your work is of the highest standard.
Young People Interviews
A guide to getting young people involved in interviews and recruitment.
Young person's interview panel request form
6515 ...
Reward and recognition
Children and young people provide valuable contributions to services, ...
Involvement factsheets
From this page you can download factsheets about different ...
Social networking
Social Network Sites (SNS) present opportunities to work with ...
Social Networking Sites Toolkit
Social Network Sites (SNS) present opportunities to communicate with ...
Social Networking - When to respond
If you are using social networking sites to interact ...
Listen to me resources
This section contains material to support you in ...
Engagement log
Post ...
Engagement log form
Contact ...
Matrix of Involvement Opportunities
There are a range of different group based opportunities ...
Young Researchers
Young researchers needed to help shape York’s future! Over ...
Quality Assessment
It is very important that work to consult and ...
Ethical Framework for Voice
This ethical framework has been adopted by the YorOK ...
Young carers
An introduction to parenting for practitioners and links to useful websites.
Childrens Social Care
Welcome to the CSC extranet Take a look at the ...
Family Focus
One family......... One worker......... One plan. The Family Focus ...
Family Focus
 
No Wrong Door
Virtual ...
No Wrong Door 2016
Thank you to everyone who made the 2016 No ...
Workshops 2016
Workshops listing Please click on a workshop heading to ...
No Wrong Door 2014
Thank you to everyone who made the 2014 No ...
Workshops 2014
Workshops listing Please click on a workshop heading to ...
A journey through homelessness
At the 2014 No Wrong Door conference Becky Ward ...
No Wrong Door 2013
4 October 2013 This year's conference took place on ...
No Wrong Door 2012
This year's conference took place on Tuesday 23rd October ...
No Wrong Door 2011
Building on the successful ‘No Wrong Door’ series of events, this conference is for all practitioners working with children and young people in York.
Looked After Children
Children and Young People in Care Strategy York’s Children and Young ...
Virtual School
The York Virtual School For Looked After Children The ...
Personal Education Plans
You can download resources and template Personal Education Plan ...
Children and Young People in Care Strategy
York’s Children and Young People in Care Strategy sets ...
Independent Reviewing Officers
Every child in the care of the City of ...
Guarantee for Children in Care
The Government says that every council should make a ...
Personal guarantees
At the 2014 No Wrong Door conference delegates were ...
Make your own guarantee
Contact ...
Taking Play Forward
Play is one of the most important building blocks ...
Inspections
Select inspection below: SIF - Single Inspection Framework Inspection JTAI - ...
SIF - Single Inspection Framework
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