Children and families

Find out about children and families.

Services List

Safeguarding children

We have a duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of children in need and to promote the upbringing of such children by their families.

Early education and childcare

The Families Information Service can help families find childcare provision and provide information about government support to help with childcare costs.

SEND Local Offer

Welcome to the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Local Offer for North Yorkshire.

North Yorkshire Youth Justice Service

A range of services aiming to reduce crime, protect the public from serious harm and support the welfare of young people by helping them stay out of trouble.

Early Help

Find out about the Early Help approach that supports families in North Yorkshire.

Children and family hubs

Find out about the sessions, courses, activities, services and support our children and family hubs offer to families across North Yorkshire.

NY Voice: Be The Change

NY Voice is our young people’s participation and engagement team. Discover how to get involved, and have your say on the things that matter to you.

Inspiration for Change

Inspiration for change supports parents who have had their children removed from their care.

Wraparound childcare

Find out about plans to ensure parents and carers of primary school aged children have access to wraparound childcare from 8am to 6pm by September 2026.