The Association of Directors of Children's Services Ltd

The Association of Directors of Children's Services Ltd - ADCS - is the national leadership association in England for statutory directors of children's services and other children's services professionals in leadership roles. More

This website contains information about the Association and its work. Included within the site are a range of publications and documents including press releases, position statements, protocols and consultation responses.

The President of ADCS 2014-15 is Alan Wood, Director of Children's Services at Hackney Council.

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ADCS Safeguarding Pressures Research Phase 4

The latest research report from ADCS looking at the safeguarding-related pressures on local authorities.

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Alison O'Sullivan | ADCS Vice President

This week's blog:
Schools supporting child and adolescent mental health services

The work of the Child and Young People’s Mental Health and Well-being Task Force has been proceeding at a pace. Their work has been very broad and inclusive, taking a 'whole system, whole journey, whole life course’ approach.

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Membership

Ordinary Membership of ADCS is open to senior colleagues in local authority Children's Services departments.
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info@adcs.org.uk
0161 826 9484

The Association of Directors of Children's Services Ltd
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