YCTCS ltd

YCTCS ltd is an independent company. We provide a specialist resource for agencies managing services for children and young people. Company contracts have included:

 Carrying out critical learning reviews and independant management reviews;

 Advising an LSCB on creating a systemic approach to pan-organisational learning;

 Reviewing the strategic relationship between an LSCB and a Children’s Trust;

 Assisting Children’s Strategic Partnerships to review structures and functions;

 Reviewing the relationships and responsibilities of an LSCB and a Children’s Trust;

 Providing inspection support services to over 50 YOTs or children’s services;

 Developing a 360 degree appraisal system for a children's services department;

 A wide range of management development services including to an area subject to an improvement plan;

 Reviewing and reporting to a YOT Management Board on management of risk and safeguarding;

 Assisting a YOT to review how they had applied a systems approach to the review of a serious incident;

 Developing national guidance on Positive Activities for Young People;

 Developing the Social Work Associate Practice Guide for the Children's Improvement Board.

We are skilled and knowledgeable in our area of practice and experienced in working on complex projects with multiple stakeholders. Alex Chard MSc, Director YCTCS ltd, manages all company contracts. Alex has been involved in the management and development of services for children and families since 1978 and provided organisational development services to children’s services for over 23 years.

YCTCS ltd was formed in January of 2001. The company was a development from a partnership owned by the directors of YCTCS ltd which had traded for 10 years. We have a proven track record of delivery of projects on time and to requirement. We can provide excellent references if required and have the required levels of public liability and profesional indemnity insurance cover for public sector contracts.


YCTCS ltd is registered in England and Wales - Registration Number 4143695 - VAT Registration 763 1563 29 

Registered Offices: 37 Hickmans Close, Godstone, Surrey.

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