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Wed, 03 Jul 19 13:00
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About us

Welcome to the ADCS website

ADCS is the national membership association in England for DCSs and their senior teams

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Find out more

Safeguarding Pressures

Phase 6 of National Research Report Published

Key Resources

Directors of Children's Services

Contact details for all DCSs

Safeguarding Pressures

National research into safeguarding activity


A range of ILACS resources

ADCS Elective Home Education Report 2018

Summary analysis of survey carried out in 2018

Out of Area Placement Directory

Contact details for LAs when making placements out...


Regional Spotlight

Children's Services Policy Context

A range of resources including children’s services statutory duties, timeline of events and changes effecting children’s services, roles and responsibilities of DCS and LM


Policy Spotlight

ADCS Policy Committees

All ADCS members can join any of our 6 national policy committees and contribute to their work. The first round of 2019 meetings are about to get underway. Find out more and get involved!