Cumbria Children and Families Partnership (CCFP)

Children and Young People's Plan 2021-23 (PDF 2.6MB). This is our plan for all our children and young people in Cumbria. It has been developed in partnership by the Cumbria Children and Families Partnership and is owned and endorsed by all agencies who work with children, young people and their families.

Our vision is that we want Cumbria to be a great place to grow up where children and young people lead happy and healthy lives, fulfil their potential and are protected from harm.

The plan sets out our shared aspirations and ambitions for all children, young people and families: providing the strategic direction and priorities for services, ensuring all our children reach their full potential.

Priority 1 - All Children and Young People are Happy and Healthy 

  • Outcome: Children and young people do not experience health inequalities
  • Outcome: Children and young people enjoy positive emotional wellbeing and mental health
  • Outcome: Children maintain a healthy weight and good levels of physical activity

Priority 2 - All Children and Young People are Safe

  • Outcome: Children, young people and their families receive coordinated support at the earliest opportunity to improve whole family outcomes and promote safety

Priority 3 - All Children and Young People are Achieving 

  • Outcome: Raising achievement levels for all children and young people across Cumbria 
  • Outcome: All children and young people have opportunities and aspirations for the future 

Membership of Cumbria Children and Families Partnership 

The membership of Cumbria Children and Families Partnership will comprise of senior representatives of:

  • Cumbria County Council
  • District Councils
  • Cumbria Primary Headteachers' Association
  • Cumbria Association of Secondary Headteachers
  • North Cumbria CCG
  • Morecambe Bay CCG
  • North Cumbria Integrated Care
  • University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust 
  • Lancashire and South Cumbria Foundation Trust
  • Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Ear NHS Foundation Trust
  • Cumbria Police
  • Office of Police Crime Commissioner
  • Cumbria Probation
  • Cumbria Voluntary Sector Reference Group


To be appointed from within the CCFP membership but usually the Corporate Director for Children's Services.

The Terms of Reference for the Board (PDF 279KB) show the aims, responsibilities, governance and scope of the Board.