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Shine
Information on what is happening in York throughout the ...
More services to help you find things to do during the school holidays
 
May Half Term 2022
 
It's not OK
It's not okay Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation is ...
Education, Employment and Training
Planning Your Future Post-16 2021- 2022 is a ...
30 Clarence Street
 
You and Your Rights
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LGBTQ
 
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Sexual Health and Pregnancy
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Families
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Childcare
Childcare in York and what support is available.
Children's centres
Important announcement regarding York's Children's Centres York Children’s Centres are ...
Parenting Support
Parenting is one of the hardest jobs especially as ...
York's Local Offer For SEND
 
COVID-19 Guidance
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Find out more
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Local Offer Checklist
Following consultation with parents and professionals we have put ...
Local Offer Feedback
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The Local Offer – A journey from birth, diagnosis and beyond
The Local Offer – A journey from birth, diagnosis and beyond
How to Use This Site
The York Local Offer provides information on what is available in ...
FAQ
York's Local Offer Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I get help if I am not happy with a service?
Where can I get help if I am not happy with a service?
Latest News
 
Shaping SEND Together
 
SEND Updates
City of York Council (CYC) and the NHS Vale ...
Outcomes Framework
We want all children and young people in York ...
July Special Edition Newsletter
Read the Special Edition SEND Newsletter NOW! This month, ...
You Said We Did
The Local Offer has been produced by children, young ...
Progress at the Local Offer
October Please see our communication Policy July The Specialist Placements and Preparing for Adulthood ...
Child and Young Person Participation
At the City of York Council, we value the ...
Access4All
Access4All - the new, revamped strategic young peoples group ...
12 Moves
12 Moves Launch Over the last year York Council’s ...
Children and Young Peoples Wheelchair Forum
The Children and Young Peoples Wheelchair Forum is a ...
Working Together
2020: 12 Moves Launch Over the last year York Council’s ...
Parent Carer Support
Being a parent of a child with Special Educational ...
Short Breaks
Review of the 100 hours offer We are undertaking ...
Short breaks FAQs
What is a Short Break and how can I ...
Parents - Where to turn to for help
Being a parent is a tough job and ...
SENDIASS YORK
 
Children's Education Advisory Service for Service Children
The Children's Education Advisory Service (CEAS) highlights support through ...
Parent Carer Support Line
A confidential telephone support service, staffed by Educational Psychologists, ...
Specialist Teaching Team Support
The Specialist Teaching Teams from the City of York ...
Early Years
 
Before school (0 - 5 years)
Below is a list of local support services and ...
The City of York Portage Service
-> -> The Educational Psychology Service has been providing ...
Specialist Early Years Support
The Specialist Early Years Support Team (SEYST) provides support ...
Education
 
Starting primary school (5 - 11 years)
Your child will already have been identified as having ...
Choosing the right school for your child
All parents want to choose the right school for ...
School support teams
How the school support teams begin to provide support ...
Support outside school
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Starting Secondary School (11 - 16 years)
 
Education Services
Please use this page to find information regarding the ...
Specialist Teaching Team
Specialist Teaching Team Our Specialist Teaching Team supports the ...
Supporting Children at home who are deaf/hearing impaired
Dear families, children and young people. We wanted to ...
Supporting Autistic Children at home
Support for Parents of Children and Young People (CYP) ...
Specialist Placements
 
Primary Placement
Most educational provision for children and young people with ...
Secondary Placement
Most educational provision for children and young people sits ...
Early Years Placement
Due to the CYC Inclusion Review, St Paul’s Nursery ...
Monitoring progress
 
Independent Schools
For some children and young people there may be ...
Preparing for Adulthood
 
Living Local Moving On
Find out all about some personal transition journeys which ...
Financial Support
Stepping out of education brings about may new options ...
Supported Adulthood
 
YILTS
York Independent Living and Transport Skills YILTS is a service ...
Housing
 
Relationships and Keeping Safe
As your child gets older they will be meeting ...
Post 16 Education Options
 
Specialist Colleges
 
University
Starting at university can be a very daunting experience ...
Supported Employment, Internships and Work
 
Personalised Learning
My life, learning and work For young people who ...
Access to Work
Access to Work is a government programme aimed at ...
United Response
United Response- Supported Employment United Response have lots ...
Specialist Learning and Employment Adviser Team
The Specialist Learning & Employment Adviser Team (SLEAT) has ...
Plans for Children and Young People with SEND
 
My Support Plan
"Although daunting and time consuming, I felt I had ...
Education Health and Care Plans
 
Listen to me resources
The Listen to Me materials have been developed to ...
Health
 
Children's Therapy Services
The Children’s Therapy team at York Hospital work with ...
NHS Services
 
Keeping Healthy
We all know it’s important to keep healthy, including ...
Wheelchair and Equipment
York Wheelchair Service The NHS provides wheelchairs and equipment ...
General Practitioner
Your GP provides all primary health services, including immunisations, ...
Help with travel costs to NHS services
Healthcare Travel Costs Scheme You may be able to ...
Specialist Nursing
Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group works in ...
Complex Needs
For children and young people with the most complex ...
Autism
 
My Autism Assessment
My Autism Assessment Further information about the Autism Assessment process ...
Mental Health
It’s important to ensure that there is advice and ...
Guidance and Policy
 
National Guidance
DfE SEND Code of Practice Developing Outcomes in EHCP SEND ...
Local Guidance
:#: SEN Policy and Guidance :#: :open-acc-box: SEND Strategy ...
EP e-modules
Educational Psychology Service Supporting Staff through COVID-19 The City ...
Money Matters
There are many different types of support to ease ...
Benefits, funding and Grants
It often costs more on average to raise ...
Travel
York Independent and Travel Skills Training (YILTS) York Independent ...
MAX Card & other discount cards
Information on discount cards available to families and young ...
Personal Budgets
"With a personal budget you have options and choices, ...
Financial Support
Stepping out of education brings about may new options ...
Leisure and Play
 
York 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 ...
Statement of Service
 
Feedback
 
Your feedback
We always strive to ensure our service meets your ...
Healthy Child Service
Who are Health Visitors and what do they ...
Health Visitors 0 - 5 team
Our healthy child team work with young people, children ...
School Nursing Team
School Nurses (5-19 years team) (SCPHNS) are qualified nurses ...
Antenatal
The health visiting team is here to help you ...
Infant feeding advice and support
The healthy child service provides ongoing support for infant ...
Birth to 5 years old
Below is a list of categories that each contain ...
5-19 years old
Below is a list of categories that each contain ...
Education and Learning
 
School
There are lots of things to think about and ...
A guide to family group conferencing
 
Family Learning
 
Events
There are lots of fun family events on in ...
Post a new event
Contact ...
local-offer-original
 
Minority Groups and New to the UK
Welcome to York and York's Family Information Service! If ...
Workforce
 
Disabilities and additional needs
Lots of information is available on York's Local Offer. ...
Bullying
Support and information for York's children's workforce.
Early Years and Childcare Service
 
Quality Improvement Team
 
Role of the Quality Improvement Team
The Early Years and Childcare Quality Improvement team provide ...
Setting Up Provision
Information on setting up childcare provision and becoming a childminder.
Speech, Language and Communication
 
WellComm
We are offering the opportunity to access, at heavily ...
EYFS Observation Assessment and Planning
The following pro-formas have been written to support you ...
Workforce
Help with starting or developing a career in Early ...
Roles within Early Years
 
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 ...
Home childcare and nannies
What is a home childcarer? A home childcarer cares ...
Apprenticeships
Apprenticeships are a great opportunity to earn a wage ...
Recruitment and Selection
 
Current vacancies
Current job vacancies for people looking to work with children in York.
Advertise a vacancy
Advertise a job vacancy for a position working with children in York.
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 ...
Early Years Workforce Profile
Early Years and Childcare Workforce Profile Summary Report If ...
Early Years Funding for 2, 3 and 4 year olds
30 Hours Code ...
Provider Portal and Funding Documents
Please click here to login to the York Provider ...
Funding for 2 year olds
The two year old funding allows eligible two year ...
Funding for 3 and 4 year olds
All 3 and 4 year olds are entitled to ...
Early Years Pupil Premium
What is the Early Years Pupil Premium? (EYPP) The ...
Provider Registration for Funded Places
Thank you for your interest to register for ...
Early Years Inclusion
 
The Early Years and Childcare Inclusion Adviser
The Early Years and Childcare Inclusion Adviser The Early ...
Information for Early Years SENCOs
SENCO Useful Documents:  Updated STT Referral Form- May 2018 ...
Working with parents who have children with SEND
Give parents as much information as possible When parents ...
Early Years Inclusion Fund And Disability Access Fund
EY Inclusion Fund To make a new inclusion ...
Shared Foundation Partnerships
Terms and conditions for the supply ...
Childcare Business Support
The Early Years and Childcare Service can signpost to support and expertise relevant ...
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.
Early Years and Childcare contact details
Quality Improvement Team   EYCqualityimprovement@york.gov.uk   Tel: 01904 555300 Quality Improvement Manager ...
Coronavirus Update
During the Coronavirus outbreak, the situation will be changing ...
Outcomes
Being able to demonstrate improved outcomes for children and ...
Voice and Involvement
YorOK Voice and Involvement Strategy It is the right ...
Children and Young People in Care
Children and Young People in Care Strategy York’s Children and Young ...
Virtual School
The York Virtual School For Children and Young People ...
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
Our Guarantee to You York’s Children and Young People ...
Inspections
Select inspection below: JTAI - Joint Targeted Area Inspection ILACS – ...
JTAI - Joint Targeted Area Inspection
Select inspection below: SIF - Single Inspection ...
SEND Inspection
 
Childrens Centres Room Booking form
Contact ...
Information Service for Young People
The Young People's Information Service provides impartial information and ...
Information Children and Families
York Family Information Service provides impartial information and signposting ...
School-Wellbeing-Service
 
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About Us
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Contact
Please note Lime Trees (outpatients) service, is the ...
Terms and Conditions
Disclaimer This website (www.yor-ok.org.uk) is maintained by York Family ...
New Children and Young People's Plan
We want York to be the best place to ...
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Services in York
Services in York, including childcare, sports, childminding, events, activities, local services, nurseries, and more.
Choosing services safely
What you need to know It is very important ...
Add a service or update your details
 
Flexible Childcare Search
 
Disclaimer
Important information about the Family Service Directory Whilst the ...
Safer Children York
If you are concerned about a child Where there are ...
Concerned about a child or young person
If you have a concern that a child ...
About the CYSCP
Welcome to the City of York's Safeguarding Children Partnership's website. ...
Professionals
The City of York Safeguarding Partnership (CYSCP) aims ...
Child Protection and Children in Care
This page contains useful documents and links in ...
Allegations against childcare professionals and volunteers (LADO)
IMPORTANT -  All allegations and concerns must be reported ...
Multi-Agency Training
Safeguarding training All practitioners and volunteers working with children, ...
Neglect
PLEASE NOTE THIS PAGE IS CURRENTLY UNDER ...
Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation
 
Children Missing from Home, Care or Education
#Children Missing from Home, Care or Education Children ...
Domestic Abuse
Prolonged and/or regular exposure to domestic abuse ...
Harmful Sexual Behaviour
Often the thought of Harmful Sexual ...
Safeguarding Disabled Children
Disabled children are recognised as the most ...
Child Deaths
The death of a child is always tragic. Talking ...
Prevent
If you feel that there is threat ...
One Minute Guides
The CYSCP have produced the following One Minute Guides which ...
York Services for Children and Young People
There are a number of services in York who ...
Systemic Practice
Every Conversation Starts with the Child     Systemic practice ...
CYSCP Documents
This page contains all the CYSCP Tools, Procedures, ...
CYSCP Procedures
 
CYSCP Practice Guidance
 
CYSCP Strategies
 
Tools
 
CYSCP Forms
 
Safer Recruitment Guidance
A guide to assist employers in the selection ...
Early Help
All children deserve the best possible start in life ...
Private Fostering
Private Fostering is a private arrangement made by a ...
Young Persons Social Media Guide
 
Babies and Pregnancy
This page is dedicated to providing resources in ...
Safeguarding Week
Save the date for Safeguarding Week 2022 Its ...
Campaigns
 
Voice
***** This page is currently under development ...
Learning and Development
This page is currently under review.   CYSCP Multi-Agency Learning ...
Children and Young People
Please note that all our Children and Young Peoples ...
Domestic Abuse
Domestic abuse is: "Any incident of controlling, coercive, threatening ...
Mental Health and Wellbeing
This page has been endorsed by the York Youth ...
Child Exploitation
This page has been endorsed by the York Youth ...
Anna's story
This is a story from somewhere in the ...
Damon's story
This is a story from somewhere in the ...
Jade's story
This is a story from somewhere in the ...
Naomi's story
This is a story from somewhere in the ...
Paige's story
This is a story from somewhere in the ...
Bullying
Bullying is repeated harassment over a period of time, ...
Sexual Abuse
Sexual Abuse is when you are: Being forced, tricked or ...
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 ...
Online Safety
This page has been endorsed by the York Youth ...
Private Fostering
Are you or will you be staying ...
Advice for Parents and the Public
Safeguarding is Everyone's Business. If you have a ...
Child Protection Conference Guides
The links below are designed to provide parents with ...
Child Protection Conference - a guide for parents and carers
As a parent or carer the events leading to ...
Supporting a parent at a conference
INTRODUCTION A parent or carer has asked for your ...
Understanding the terms used
You may hear words and phrases that you don’t ...
Making a complaint about a conference
Introduction This guide explains how to complain if you ...
Concerned about a child?
If a child or young person is in immediate ...
Internet safety
The Internet is a relatively new resource, which ...
Private fostering
Is your child living with another family? ...
Child abuse - definitions and signs
Emotional abuse Emotional abuse is when a child is ...
Domestic abuse
Domestic abuse is more than just violence Domestic abuse ...
Young Persons Social Media Guide
 
Allegations against childcare professionals - advice
THIS GUIDANCE AND PROCEDURE IS CURRENTLY UNDER REVIEW   Introduction This ...
Parent and Carer links
 
Dealing with disclosures
We know the thought of anything having happened to ...
Latest CYSCP News
 
COVID-19
UPDATED AUGUST 2021 Restrictions may have gone, but ...
Online Safety
The internet can be fun and a great way ...