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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NCASC 2014

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NCASC 2014

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Alison O'Sullivan | ADCS Vice President

This week's blog: Reflecting on the recent BBC documentary about Baby P

Many of you will have watched the documentary Baby P: The Untold Story screened by the BBC on Monday night. It was two-years in the making. As you would expect there has been a lot of discussion about this at the National Children and Adult Services Conference which I attended in Manchester this week.

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Annual conference diary date

8 - 10 July 2015

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Ordinary Membership of ADCS is open to senior colleagues in local authority Children's Services departments.

Contact us:
0161 826 9484

The Association of Directors of Children's Services Ltd
Piccadilly House
49 Piccadilly
Manchester, M1 2AP