Children and young people - partnerships and plans

Community Planning Partnership

The Community Planning Partnership is the formal mechanism for Community Planning in East Ayrshire and our Community Plan is the sovereign planning document that sets out our partnership's shared vision for the future.

‘We want to ensure that each child in East Ayrshire, including those who are not yet born have the best start in life. Therefore our commitment to children and young people, their families and carers is to provide them with the support they need, when and where they need it in order to help them achieve their aspirations and potential.’

Children and Young People's Strategic Partnership

The Community Planning Partnership Board has delegated responsibility for strategic Children Service Planning to the Children and Young People’s Strategic Partnership, which includes representatives from:

Child Protection Committee

The Child Protection Committee is an inter-agency strategic partnership between:

The Partnership is responsible for the design, development, publication, distribution, dissemination, implementation, embedding and evaluation of all child protection policy and practice across the public, private and wider voluntary/third sectors.

Children and Young People’s Service Planning

East Ayrshire Children and Young People’s Service Plan 2017-20 is the seventh to be produced for the area and the first under the statutory guidance issued by the Scottish Government on Part 3 of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014. It complements and supports the East Ayrshire Community Plan and is in full alignment with the Community Plan delivery plans.  The Children and Young People’s Service Plan also reflects the Community Planning Guiding Principles of lifelong learning, tackling inequalities and early intervention and prevention.

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

Contact Information

Council Headquarters
London Road
East Ayrshire
Telephone: 01563 576000
24 Hour Emergency Helpline: 0345 724 0000 (local rate)