If you want to work with or for children, young people and their families and do not currently engage with the 0 - 25 VCS Forum and would like to know more, please see our leaflet

Interested in being the Chair or Vice-Chair of the 0-25 VCS Forum? Nominations being taken until the 6th November - more details here

0-25 VCS Forum - coming meetings and training sessions:

Due to the current COVID-19 crisis - we have moved to regular virtual meetings via Zoom.

28th May 2020 at 11am - Preparation of the Re-Opening of Schools and Colleges - led by Sue Dafter from Weymouth College - we will be discussing how the new normal may look, what will need to be in place and the impact of children and families and those working with them - book your place here

3rd June 2020 - This is an exciting opportunity to network with other colleagues and organisations working in your area.  These meetings will be introduced by Claire Sheils, newly appointed Corporate Director, Commissioning, Quality and Partnerships.

You will then have the opportunity to enjoy time discussing and networking with others in your areas and coming up with questions pertinent to your geographical area that you would like us to put to Dorset Council.

For geographically based organisations please pick the most relevant session.

For organisations working across Dorset please feel free to pick one or both of the sessions.

For Chesil, Dorchester and West - 11am - book your place here

For North, Purbeck and East Dorset - 2pm - book your place here

17th June 2020 10-11.30am - YGAM Workshop - looking at the risks and harms to young people associated with gaming and gambling - book your place here

Minutes from 0-25 VCS Meetings

Notes from Virtual Meeting with Theresa Leavy, Director People - Children, Dorset Council - 6th May 2020 plus DC Structure and GIS Mapping - Shielded Families plus responses to our questions

Notes from Virtual Meeting 30th April 2020

Notes from Virtual Zoom Meeting 16th April 2020

Minutes from the 0-19 VCS Forum meeting 21st January 2020

Minutes from other Boards

Feedback from our Health & Wellbeing Rep - Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole Council presentation, Dorset Presentation and Dorset Council Personalisation & Prevention presentation

DSCB feedback

Children's Trust Board - minutes, Family Partnership Zone Structure, FPZ powerpoint, living and learning notes

Health & Wellbeing Board notes 

Dorset Communities Forum feedback

Clinical Commissioning Group update

Dorset Families Matter Board notes