The Children and Young People's Plan

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?

What to do and who to contact if you are worried about a child or young person.

Healthy Child Service (Health Visitors and School Nurses)

The Healthy Child Service incorporates York's Health Visiting Service and School Nurse Service. We work with families, young people and children to help them achieve the best possible start in life and reach their full potential.

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.

Search for Services and Childcare

Search for services to support children, young people and families.

Disability and Additional Needs

Information on local and national policy guidance, SEND storyboards which have been developed as part of the information developed for the workforce, training and development opportunities.

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.

Workforce Development Unit

The Workforce Development Unit (WDU) provides learning and development opportunities to individuals and organisations who provide care, support or services to adults and children in York. Log in or create an account to find out what courses are available.