You Matter to Us- Corporate Parenting Board - Thursday 29th February, 2024 4.00 pm

Venue: Mandela room

Contact: Susie Blood 

No. Item


Apologies for Absence

Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.


Minutes - You Matter to us - Corporate Parenting Board - 28 November 2023 pdf icon PDF 243 KB

Standard Items


Care Experienced Youth Voice Update- December 2023- February 2024 pdf icon PDF 194 KB

Our Care Ambassadors will provide an update to Board from the period December 2023- February 2024.

Additional documents:


You Matter to Us- Performance data pdf icon PDF 959 KB

Dawn Alaszewski, Director of Children’s Care will present Middlesbrough’s Performance data to the Board.




Children in Care Health Update pdf icon PDF 518 KB


Maria Farrow-Tait, Interim Designated Nurse Safeguarding Children/ Children in Care (Tees Valley),  will provide an update to the Board from health information relating to our Children Looked After.


Themes- Pledges


Corporate Parent Pledges to Care Experienced Young People pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Dawn Alaszewski, Director of Children’s Care will lead the discussion regarding the Top 3 priorities for our care experienced young people.


Statutory reports


Annual update from South Tees Youth Justice Service pdf icon PDF 351 KB

Paul Harrison, Partnership Manager will provide the Annual update to the Board, with specific reference to the work South Tees Youth Justice Service provide and offer support for children looked after.


Fostering update pdf icon PDF 566 KB

Rob Hamer, Interim Head of Service – Placements & Resource will present the fostering report.


Reports for Discussion


North East and North Cumbria Care Leavers Project - Middlesbrough pdf icon PDF 251 KB

Adam Hart, Headstart South Tees Apprentice and Care Ambassador will present a report to the Board regarding the NENC Care Leavers project.


Also in attendance will be Emilia Soulby, Network Development Manager, North East and North Cumbria Child Health and Wellbeing Network and Jo Morgan, System Leader for Cared for Children.






Additional documents:


Any other urgent items which in the opinion of the Chair, may be considered.