YorOK Voice and Involvement Strategy

It is the right of children, young people and families to be involved in planning, design, delivery and evaluation of services (see UN Convention Rights of Child).

Voice Review

2015 - Review of Voice

The 2015 Review of Voice provides a summary of work over 2014/15 in relation to children and young people’s voice and involvement.


Involvement toolkit and resources

To do any job right you need the right tools! The resources in this toolkit helps you to ensure that your involvement work is good quality and effective.

YorOK Voice and Involvement Strategy


Download a copy of York's Involvement Strategy and find out information about the YorOK Involvement Group and Safeguarding Children Involvement Group.

You said, we did


York is able to demonstrate many examples of high quality involvement work over recent years. A summary of involvement work in York can be found here.

Toolkit of involvement resources


If you provide a service and want to get people involved then this section is for you; good practice, ideas, resources, using social networking sites and more!

Quality self-assessment

Tick Box Man

It is very important that work to consult and involve children and young people is high quality. The YorOK Voice and Involvement Group have established a short self assessment tool that allows you to assess the quality of your work.

Matrix of Involvement Opportunities

There are a range of different group based opportunities for children and young people to have a voice and be involved. This page lists the ongoing groups that are operating in York.

Engagement Log

If you are planning a consultation or engagement make sure to log it so we can support you with your work.

Ethical Framework

This ethical framework has been adopted by the YorOK Voice and Involvement Group as a tool for members of the YorOK framework to give ethical consideration to their work relating to voice and involvement.