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Children's Services Strategic Partnership (CSSP)

The Children's Services Commissioning Plan (PDF, 735kb) outlines proposals on how North Ayrshire's Children's Services Strategic Partnership will commission services for children and young people.

North Ayrshire's CSSP is responsible for development of the Childrens Services Plan. This sets out proposals to safeguard, support and promote the wellbeing of children.

The Corporate Parenting Plan (PDF, 5.67mb) is for children, and young people, who are looked after in North Ayrshire. As Corporate Parents, we want you to have the best start in life and to continue to be safe, healthy, achieving, nurtured, active, respected, responsible and included.

CSSP members

  • North Ayrshire Council
  • NHS Ayrshire & Arran
  • North Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership
  • Police Scotland
  • Scottish Children's Reporters Administration
  • Children's Panel Area Support Team
  • Voluntary Sector 

CSSP structure (PDF, 272kb)

Key documents

Our Early Intervention and Prevention Strategy 2013-17 (PDF, 974kb), sets out our proposals.

Children at risk of self harm or suicide

This multi-agency self-harm guidance (PDF, 3.7mb) aims to support staff across partner services to provide a caring and appropriate response to children and young people experiencing emotional distress and who may be at risk of self harm or have thoughts of suicide.