About the Children Trust
Hartlepool Children's Trust is a local partnership which brings together the organisations responsible for services for children, young people and families in a shared commitment to improving children's lives.
The council, young people, schools, health service agencies, the Police, further education and sixth form Colleges, Job Centre Plus and a range of voluntary sector partners represented by the Community Network are represented on the statutory Children's Trust Board.
By working together to understand the needs of children, young people and families in Hartlepool , the Children's Trust promotes children's wellbeing and help them to be healthy, stay safe, enjoy and achieve, make a positive contribution and achieve economic well-being.
Hartlepool Children's Trust is responsible for ensuring that services are organised in such a way that they help all children and young people achieve their full potential and maximise their chances in life.
It is also responsible for the preparation, publishing and monitoring of the Children and Young People's Plan, which is the strategic plan for the provision of services to children, young people and Families in Hartlepool. This plan is updated annually and monitored by the Children's Trust Executive.
A young person friendly version of the plan, which was designed by young people, is available to down load here.
The Children's Trust is chaired by the lead member for Children's Services, and it is report to by a number of other partnerships such as the Hartlepool Safeguarding Children's Board and the Behaviour and Attendance Partnership. A copy of the newsletter can be viewed here.
To download The Terms of Reference please click here.