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The Children, Young People and Families Plan 2014 - 2017

The reviewed Children, Young People and Families Plan (CYPFP) for County Durham outlines a three year vision for improving services for children and young people.

Our vision for the Children, Young People and Families Plan is that:

‘All children, young people and families believe, achieve and succeed’.

What is the Children, Young People and Families Plan?

The Children, Young People and Families Plan 2014/2017 is the single overarching, multi-agency plan for the delivery of priorities for children and young people in County Durham.   

The responsibility for producing it rests with the Children and Families Partnership for County Durham.

You can download a copy of the CYPFP 2014/2017 below:

PDF IconCounty Durham Children, Young People and Families Plan (CYPFP) 2014/2017.pdf (42 pages, 1201kb)

An Easy Read version is available below: PDF IconEasy Read Children, Young People and Families Plan 2014/2017.pdf (4 pages, 364kb)

An Equality Impact Assessment has been completed for the CYPFP 2014/2017 and is available on request using the contact details below.

How was the Children, Young People and Families Plan put together?

The plan has been reviewed to take into account changes in government policy, for example changes to school curriculums, raising the participation age for young people to remain in education or training, adoptions reforms and changes in services for people with special educational needs.  It is also based on information from key documents such as the County Durham Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA), the Annual Report of the Director of Public Health County Durham and the Child Poverty Strategy as well as the views of local people.

Consultation took place with children and young people, including disabled children and their parents. They identified a number of issues important to them and the CYPFP was amended to reflect their comments, and to address gaps identified from the feedback.  A workshop also took place with key stakeholders from the Children and Families Partnership and consultation took place with Children and Young People’s Overview and Scrutiny Committee.

How will the Children, Young People and Families Plan make a difference?

The plan will be implemented by County Durham’s Children and Families Partnership. The partnership is committed to delivering better outcomes for children, young people and their families in County Durham.  Progress against the Delivery Plan will be reported 6 monthly to the Children and Families Partnership and Children and Young People’s Overview and Scrutiny Committee.

We want your views…

We hope you find the CYPFP useful. If you have any comments that could inform future reviews and development of the document please email: CFP@durham.gov.uk

Further information

If you have any queries or need further information, please get in touch with us using the contacts below.

Children, Young People and Families Plan
Planning, Policy and Partnerships Team
Children and Adults Services
Durham County Council
County Hall
Durham
County Durham

Tel: 03000 267 318
Email: CFP@durham.gov.uk