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Children and Young People's Plan 2020-23

Making the plan

East Ayrshire’s Children and Young People’s Services Plan 2020-23 was developed by extensive engagement and collaboration with children, young people and families to understand the experience of their lives and the things that matter most to them. Activities included engagement with the Children and Young People’s Cabinet to collaboratively design the engagement programme, interactive game-based exercises at Play Day and workshops with local groups and forums. 

When we spoke to children, young people, families, carers and partners, they told us they wanted:

  • a short, visually appealing, aspirational, strategic-level Plan
  • a Plan that is accessible to children and young people via its use of language and  available in a range of formats, such as digital
  • a Plan that describes the strengths and talents of local children, young people and families and the role of Community Planning Partners to harness and facilitate these, through respectful relationships, and
  • a small number of priority areas that will achieve high impact changes for children, young people and families.

Children and Young Person's Services plan 2020-23

The East Ayrshire Children and Young Peoples’ Services Plan 2020-23 supports the East Ayrshire Community Plan 2015-30 and our long term aspirations for children, young people and families are designed to achieve our vision which is:

In East Ayrshire, our children and young people grow up loved, safe and respected so that they realise their full potential. The following documents will be available to download shortly:

  • East Ayrshire Children and Young People’s Services Plan 2020-23
  • Children and Young People’s Plan - for younger readers
  • Evidence and Needs Assessments (PDF 776Kb)

The Children and Young People’s Service Plan is informed and supported by the following:

Contact Information

East Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership
The Johnnie Walker Bond
15 Strand Street
Kilmarnock
KA1 1HU