The Children and Young People's Plan

Find out more about York’s Strategic Plan for Children, Young People and their Families.


Early Help and Local Area Teams

Early Help aims to support practitioners to work together to improve outcomes for children and young people. Find out more about how the Local Area Teams and information, tools and resources that can help you.

Concerned about a child or young person?

Information on front door team including the Local Area Team and FIS, safeguarding, integrated working and CAF, substance misuse, teenage pregnancy and mental health.

Story Boards

Story Boards describes different aspects of our work with children, young people and families. Each Story Board gives a comprehensive overview of the topic and relevant local developments within our partnership working context.

Children and young people's voice

If you provide a service and want to get people involved, it can be hard to know where to start. This section includes guides on best practice, factsheets to show different ways of carrying out consultation, using social networking sites and lots more.

Resource and Advice Directory

RAD is an interactive online tool available to professionals to help you identify what support is available for the families you are working with.

Disability and Additional Needs

This section of the website contains core information and resources to support members of the YorOK workforce with their work around disabilities or additional needs.

Children and Young People in Care

The priorities in the Children and Young People in Care Strategy are drawn from what our children and young people in care have told us is important to them.

Early Years and Childcare Service

This section holds lots of useful information for practitioners looking for information about the early years and childcare service.

Young carers

Young carers are children who look after someone in their family taking on caring responsibilities that would normally be expected of an adult and which have a detrimental effect on the young carer.