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what to do if you are worried about a child or young person

If there is an emergency or a child is at immediate risk you should phone the police.

Anyone can refer a child to the Children’s Convenor. In practice most referrals come from the police, the Committee (CHSC) and the School Attendance Service (SAS).

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our vision

Our vision is for a CYCT system that improves the outcomes and experiences for children and young people who may be at risk to ensure that they are safe, protected and offered positive futures.

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The 2019 Annual Report of the Office of the Children’s Convenor

  The 2019 Annual Report of the Office of the Children’s Convenor The Convenor and Tribunal Board has published the Annual Report of the Children’s Convenor and the President of the Child, Youth and Community Tribunal (CYCT) for 2019. The…

Face to face CYCT Hearings will resume from 29th June 2020.

Face to face CYCT Hearings will resume from 29th June 2020. Now that we are in Phase 5 we will be returning to holding face to face CYCT Hearings. Although social distancing is no longer required we will continue to…

Returning to face to face Hearings of the Child, Youth & Community Tribunal

As we are moving through the phases of exit from lockdown we are exploring when and how we resume face to face Hearings of the CYCT. The impact of Covid 19 has meant that we are currently holding Hearings and…