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Middlesbrough's Virtual School Conference!

We had a wonderful conference on Friday the 11th February that focused on our children with a social worker and raising their educational outcomes. Missed it? We've got your back!

See the debrief here

12 month review report into Children’s Services in Middlesbrough

Our commissioner, Peter Dwyer has completed his 12 month review of Children's Services in Middlesbrough. He has recommended that we no longer need the support of a commissioner, and we are making "Considerable progress, and there is evidence of real impact."

See the report here!

Are you Private Fostering?

Looking after a child that's not your immediate family? You could be private fostering! Take a look at our poster for more information. If you think you are private fostering, contact us on 01642 726004 OR our out of hours number: 01642 524 552 You can also email us at:

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We're Minding Our Ps and Q!

Middlesbrough Children's Services are minding our Ps and Q to deliver the best quality care for all of our children! Have a look at our poster!

Find out more here!

SEND Local Offer

The Local Offer is where we have brought together useful information for Middlesbrough children, young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and their families.

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Are You A Care Leaver Struggling With Your Mental Health?

Listening Works is a service that supports care experienced young people from 18-27. Whether you just fancy a chat, or have something on your mind that you need to share! They are available from 6pm-12am.

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Middlesbrough Children Matter

Middlesbrough Council's Children’s Services Website for Middlesbrough Children.

Our New Practice Model

We have created a video for young people and families so they can see how we are becoming the best we can be!

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NYAS is the advocacy service for Children and young people in Middlesbrough. Advocacy is about supporting you to make sure that your rights are respected and your views and wishes are heard at all time.

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Your Future Matters

Have you finished school / are due to finish school? Are you nervous about your future?

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Our mission is to show Middlesbrough Children that They Matter

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Participation Team

Our aim is to find out young people’s views, ideas and opinions about the town, because we want to know what Middlesbrough Council can do to support young people to thrive.

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Leaving Care

The Local Offer for Care Leavers in Middlesbrough is designed to
tell you about your entitlements and the support available to you.

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Centre For Practice Excellence

The Centre for Practice Excellence is central to defining Middlesbrough Children’s Services workforce as a community in which Children Matter.

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Our Team

Futures for Families

Futures for Families is a brand new service which will provide a rapid response to children and families in crisis who need support to prevent family breakdown.

‘Tell Us What You Think’
Your views matter to us

Our latest news

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April Middlesbrou…

Hi everyone! I’m Emma and I’m a member of Middlesbrough Youth Council!  During the last meeting, we discussed a number of…

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January Middlesbr…

Hi everyone! I’m Batool (the DMYP) and recently, alongside (the MYP) Muskaan and…

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Message from Erik…

I need everyone to take just a couple of minutes to think about…

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An Easter Message…

I can’t believe that it is nearly Easter as it doesn’t seem many…

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For children, families and those who work with them.

MCM Toolkit.

Here you’ll find our Middlesbrough Children Matter toolkit and resources – this is what our children, families and those who work with them find really useful.


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