What we do

The Forum promotes the active participation of children and young people with additional support needs in the development of policy and the evaluation of service provision. 

The Forum supports Inspire Highland. These inspiring young people identify their priorities in terms of areas of policy and practice they want to influence. Inspire Highland members are then supported to develop their campaigns.

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The Forum seeks to stay at the front of policy development and service evaluation to ensure that the voice of children and young people is influential in bringing about better outcomes for them and their families. The Policy Lead continues to seek to hold services and policy makers to account regarding listening to children and young people's view and taking their views into consideration in decision making in support of their rights under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. Children and young people are involved in contributing those views directly wherever possible. 

The Forum is currently working on some exciting projects with children and young people: Healthy Minds Seminar and the Digital Project.

Read our reports here.

Keep up to date with our work in our Bulletins.

Become a member and support the work of the Forum. 

 

Latest News
Monday, October 25th 2021

Exciting New Job in HCYPF

Highland Children and Young People’s Forum (soon to be known as Inspiring Young Voices) is looking for a   Children’s Participation Project Lead  This is a part-time temporary post, approximating to 10 hours per week Full Story...

About Highland Children and Young People's Forum

Highland Children and Young People's Forum is a registered charity, created by the parent carers of children with additional support needs. The Forum aims to ensure that the voices of children and young people with additional support needs are heard in the design and provision of services in Highland.

Highland Children and Young People's Forum is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation, charity number: SCO49417.

Contact Us

Highland Children and Young People's Forum

9 Carsegate Road North, Inverness IV3 8DU Scotland

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