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Delivering Social Change for Children and Young People

Delivering Social Change for Children and Young People will provide an integrated policy framework encompassing policy on children and young people, including child poverty and children’s rights.

Your views on improving outcomes for children and young people

The Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister is seeking your views on the draft Delivering Social Change for Children and Young People Strategy.
The draft strategy integrates the Executive’s Child Poverty Strategy, the ‘Ten Year Strategy for Children and Young people: Our Children, Our Pledge’ and our work to deliver our commitments under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

How to respond

You can download the consultation document using the links below.
A consultation questionnaire has been developed as part of this document to assist you in submitting your views. The questionnaire is also available in the consultation documents at the links above. A children’s version of the questionnaire is also available.
You can also return your consultation responses by email or by post to the Poverty, Disability and Social Inclusion Unit using the contact details below.
Poverty and Social Inclusion Unit
OFMDFM
Room E3.15 Castle Buildings
Stormont Estate
Belfast BT4 3SR
If you require hard copies, alternative formats or have any questions on the consultation you can contact the Poverty, Disability and Social Inclusion Unit using the contact information provided below.
Telephone: 028 90 520077
Fax: 028 90 523272
Textphone: 028 90 522526
email: admin.capu@ofmdfmni.gov.uk

Consultation deadline extended

Deadline for response - no later than 31 March 2014

Following the end of the consultation period, OFMDFM will continue to engage with stakeholders on Delivering Social Change for Children and Young People.

Consultation events

A number of consultation events are being held to gather your views.
If you wish to attend a public consultation event, please register by contacting us by email at admin.capu@ofmdfmni.gov.uk, by telephone: 028 9052 0077 or using the contact details above.

Date

Venue

Time

14 February 2014
NICVA
61 Duncairn Gardens
Belfast
BT15 2GB
11am - 1pm
17 February 2014
Health & Social Care Board (Southern Office)
(Board Room) Towerhill
Armagh
BT61 9DR
2pm - 4pm
20 February 2014
ARC Healthy Living Centre
116-122 Sallyswood
Irvinestown
Fermanagh
BT94 1HQ
7pm - 9pm
26 February 2014
Ebrington Barracks
Stable Blocks
Derry/Londonderry
BT47 1JY
6pm -8pm
6 March 2014
Ballymena Sure Start
(An Action for Children Project)
90 Doury Road, Ballymena
BT43 6JE
1pm - 3pm
28 March 2014
Stormont Hotel
Upper Newtownards Road
Belfast, Co Down
BT4 3LP
9am-3.30pm