Children and families policies and strategies

Getting it right for every child in Aberdeenshire

Getting it right for every child is a national policy to help all children and young people grow, develop and reach their full potential. More information about what this means for Aberdeenshire's children is on the Getting it right for every child in Aberdeenshire's website.

The Integrated Children's Services Plan details the vision, aims and priorities of children's services for Aberdeenshire’s children. It makes sure the services are integrated and effective.

 

Family placement service

The vision of the Scottish Government, that children should be valued by making sure they are safe, nurtured, healthy, achieving, active, respective and responsible, and included is the basis for the practice of our Family Placement Service.

 

Aberdeenshire Child and Family Protection Committee

The Aberdeenshire Child and Family Protection Committee is a multi-agency partnership responsible for child protection policy and practice across the public, private and wider third sectors in the Aberdeenshire area.

 

Adoption service

Our Adoption service aims provide secure and stable adoptive families that can give the opportunity for
children to grow, develop and realise their potential.

 

Fostering service

Our Fostering service aims to provide secure and stable foster families that can give opportunities for children to grow, develop and realise their potential.

 

Children's Rights

Young people's conference report - Tell It Like It Is for primary aged children

This is a report of the key issues for primary children who are looked after away from home, which came out of the Tell It Like It Is conference held on 11 May 2013 in Kintore. The conference was organised by Aberdeenshire’s Children’s Rights service and fostering service and was supported by the Young Peoples’ Organising and Campaigning (YPOC) Group.

 

Young people's conference report - Tell It Like It Is for young people 12

This is a report of the key issues for young people who are looked after away from home which came out of the Tell It Like It Is conference held on 26 March 2010 in Inverurie. The conference was organised by the Young Peoples’ Organising and Campaigning (YPOC) Group with the support of Aberdeenshire’s Children’s Rights service.

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