Issue details

Approval for Herefordshire Adoption Service to join Adoption Central England (ACE) regional adoption agency

To approve the plan for Herefordshire Adoption service to join Adoption Central England (ACE) regional adoption agency.

The Department for Education published ‘Adoption: A vision for change’ in March 2016 which included the requirement for all local authorities to become part of a regional adoption agency by 2020.

Herefordshire would like to join ACE which is a regional adoption agency including Warwickshire, Coventry, Solihull and Worcestershire.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure and strategic nature / impact on communities;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 15/11/2018

Decision due: 28 February 2019 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet member children and families

Lead director: Director of Children and Families

Department: Children and Families

Contact: Gill Cox, Head of looked after children Email: Gill.Cox@herefordshire.gov.uk Tel: 01432 383738.

Documents

  • Approval for Herefordshire Adoption Service to join Adoption Central England (ACE) regional adoption agency