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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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Building a workforce that works for all children

ADCS Policy Position Paper

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ADCS Annual Conference

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Key Resources

Directors of Children's Services

Contact details for all DCSs

Out of Area Placement Directory

Contact details for LAs when making placements out...

Children's Services Policy Context

Overview of key legislation, policy and inspection...

Safeguarding Pressures

National research into safeguarding activity


A range of ILACS resources


Regional Spotlight


Regional Improvement and Innovation Alliances are a trusted, effective and coherent model of sector-led improvement


Policy Spotlight

President's Column: Domestic Abuse

Rachel Dickinson's latest column for CYP Now discusses domestic abuse