Representing organisations who work with children and young people

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How the sector works to support children and young people

The voluntary sector has representatives who attend the following meetings regarding children and young people. By clicking on each board below you will find more information about the group, its role, agendas and minutes and the contact details for your sector:

If you want to discuss voluntary sector representation at these meetings please contact Caroline O’Neill, Head of Policy & Partnerships at Community First Yorkshire caroline.oneill@communityfirstyorkshire.org.uk  01904 704177.

North Yorkshire Children and Young People’s Providers and Partners Group

The group is a multi-agency thematic group focusing on issues facing children and young people, and the challenges and opportunities for the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector responding to the changing needs of growing up in North Yorkshire.

Group members provide a network of people interested in, and with knowledge of, providing services and support to young people. The group exists to bring together colleagues from the VCSE sector, NHS and local authorities.

The aims of the group are to:

  • provide an opportunity to come together, share and discuss issues and concerns of their area of work.
  • share expertise, good practice and find solutions to problems.
  • share plans, consultations and provide feedback.
  • identify opportunities to work together and share resources.
  • have a voice and influence in planning and policymaking, aligning with other structures.
  • identify training and development needs.

Forthcoming meetings in 2022  (held at 2-4pm) are: Thursday 21 April, Thursday 7 July, Thursday 20 October.

For further information contact Caroline O’Neill, Head of Policy & Partnerships at Community First Yorkshire caroline.o’neill@communityfirstyorkshire.org.uk  01904 704177.

North Yorkshire Children and Young People provider meetings: agendas, notes and further information

21 April 22

  • Agenda: Local Safeguarding Partnerships/Safeguarding Week June 2022; NHS mental health support project scoping and NHS update from North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (NYCCG); working with the new health structures; opportunities for working with National Citizenship Service summer 2022; sharing views and updates, including Local Government Review.
  • Useful links and supporting information: Future in Mind North Yorkshire Strategy, the Go-To website, useful web links, health update, North Yorkshire Safeguarding Children Partnership presentation.

2 February 2022

  • Agenda: North Yorkshire CCG Whole Pathway Commissioning Group for mental health services, NYCC Childhood Futures; Young People and tackling loneliness; NY Safeguarding Children Partnership-Being Young in North Yorkshire Strategy update, Hidden Harm; Covid19 impact.
  • Meeting notes
  • Useful links and supporting information: presentation on developing a family hubs network model in North Yorkshire.

21 October 2021

21 July 2021

  • Agenda: North Yorkshire CCG Whole Pathway Commissioning Group for mental health services; NYCC Childhood Futures; Safeguarding training and resources, Safeguarding Week; Social and Emotional Health Offer; National Citizenship Service.
  • Meeting Notes
  • Useful links and supporting information: North Yorkshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (NYSCP) website.

21 April 2021

  • Agenda: North Yorkshire Safeguarding Children Partnership; Working with the health sector; Community Renewal Fund; Sharing information.
  • Meeting Notes
  • Useful links and supporting information: North Yorkshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (NYSCP) website.

21 February 2021

  • Agenda: North Yorkshire CCG Whole Pathway Commissioning Group for mental health services, NYCC Childhood Futures; Young People and tackling loneliness; NY Safeguarding Children Partnership-Being Young in North Yorkshire Strategy update, Hidden Harm; Covid19 impact.
  • Meeting Notes
  • Useful links and supporting information: North Yorkshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (NYSCP) website; sign up to the NYSCB e-bulletin here.

Useful links