Children's Services - Dorset County Council
The Children's Services directorate provides support to meet the needs of children and young people in Dorset.
The directorate is structured according to the Children's Services Structure Chart (pdf, 86kb) (opens in a new window).
Service structures and responsibilities are as follows:-
The aim is for every child to have the support they need, despite background or circumstances, to:
- Be healthy
- Stay safe
- Enjoy and achieve
- Make a positive contribution
- Achieve economic well-being
If you have any queries, please contact children's services.
Child Poverty Needs Assessment
A Child Poverty Needs Assessment (pdf, 3Mb) (opens in a new window) was developed for Dorset for consultation with partners.
Children's Services Boards
Details of the boards that meet to ensure that Children's Services delivers effective service to the community. Includes the Children and Young People's Partnership board and the Local Safeguarding Children board.