Torfaen Children & Young People's Improvement Board

Torfaen Children and Young People's Improvement Board (CYPIB) brings together representatives of all agencies which contribute to the well-being of children, young people and their families in Torfaen.

The vision of the Torfaen Children and Young People's Improvement Board is that all children and young people in Torfaen will be Healthy, Safe and Successful.

The Board is committed to and endorses The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, The Welsh Assembly Government's seven core aims for children and the Welsh Assembly Government's ten entitlements for young people.

The Board’s Vision Statement

"The Children and Young People’s Improvement Board is committed to ensuring that all children and young people living in Torfaen are given the best start in life and are supported to achieve their full potential socially, emotionally and academically.

We are seeking everyone's contribution in creating opportunities that enable them to develop and lead independent and full lives. We are using shared data and resources collaboratively to provide services that meet their needs.

Our focus is on the further development of early intervention and prevention services that will help to develop resilient families. Strong, confident and healthy families are better able to deliver the vison we have that all children and young people in Torfaen will be healthy, safe and successful. We are achieving this by involving children, young people, parents, employers, professionals and communities to develop a culture of trust and partnership in which we can transform the lives of Torfaen's children and young people".

Supporting Principles

All partners have agreed to apply the following key principles to achieving this vision:

  • Shared responsibility and accountability
  • Improved collaboration
  • Outcomes focused commissioning
  • Needs led planning
  • Early intervention and prevention
  • Good communication and engagement
  • Value for money

These commitments and principles inform the Core Aim outcomes and local priorities which are contained within the Partnership Framework to Improve Outcomes for All Children & Young People in Torfaen 2015-2017.

Last Modified: 05/12/2018
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Public Services Support Unit

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