The Children and Young People's Plan and the YorOK Board

'Children and young people are the heart of our city and of everything we do'. ‘YorOK’ and its members come from all of the key organisations that work with children and young people in York.

Children and Young People's Plan

The Children and Young People's Plan (2016 - 20) sets the direction for everyone working to improve outcomes for people working with children and young people.

Early Help Strategy

The Early Help Strategy outlines our ambition for early help services for children and families, and the principles that guide us. This strategy sets a landscape which enables flexible, place-based responses to need in a safe and evaluated over-arching framework how we further develop this the years 2020-2023. 


Information about the commissioning process within the Local Area Teams.

Child Poverty Strategy

York's Child Poverty Strategy ran until 2020. You can find more information about what is happening now to support our vulnerable children and families and to view the previous strategy.