Placements Commissioning Strategy 2017-2022

The draft Placements Commissioning Strategy (Sufficiency Statement) is now out for consultation until Friday 9 June 2018.

Click on this link for the strategy:

Click on this link for the appendices:

The strategy sets out how we will achieve better outcomes for children and young people when they can no longer be cared for in their family home or with relations. We want them to be in safe placements which are close to their communities. We therefore need the right pattern and quality of placements available locally and at appropriate cost.

Please send any comments by Friday 9 June to: