KIDS partnerships include: 

  • Equal partnership with Council for Disabled Children April 2016 to March 2018 to deliver Young People’s Participation nationally for Department for Education (DfE) Participation Works
  • Member of the Short Breaks Partnership April 2015 – March 2016 to deliver Short Breaks guidance for DfE – led by Contact a Family (other consortium members: Action for Children and Council for Disabled Children)
  • Leading Making it Personal 3 (MIP3) April 2015 – March 2016 to deliver greater awareness to Young People on Personal Budgets and exploring Educational Personal Budgets for DfE (other consortium members: National Association of Headteachers, National Governors Association, Association of School and College Leaders, SENCO Forum) Making it Personal 3
  • KIDS leading Making it Personal 2 (MIP2) April 2013 – March 2015 to deliver guidance to Commissioners, Providers and Families for DfE (other consortium members: OPM Group, In Control, NAFIS, Family and Childcare Trust) Making it Personal 2
  • KIDS leading Young People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing consultation January 2017 – May 2017 for Stockport Clinical Commissioning Group (other consortium members: Stockport MIND and Stockport Action for Voluntary Youth) 
  • KIDS are developing an innovative partnership in London with Richard House Children’s Hospice to enhance the lives of young people with life-limiting condition in their transition to adulthood. 
  • Member of London Borough of Camden Short Breaks Delivery partnership April 2017 – March 2020 led by Wac Arts (other consortium members: Play, Adventure, Community and Enrichment (PACE) ) Camden Short Breaks
  • KIDS has been sub-contracting to Rehab Without Walls since 2014 to provide complex health support and direct payments services to individual families inside and outside the home. 
  • Delivering information for families via our hubs in Hertfordshire partnering with Action for Children.  Hertfordshire HUBS 
  • Islington Play association playgrounds – running a specialist adventure playground on their behalf Hayward Adventure Playground
  • KIDS has led on Inclusion for many years establishing the Young People’s Inclusion Network, and running the national KIDS Playwork Inclusion Project, and always keen to work with, and signpost to, expert partners: See the Inclusive Play tool which shows where children and young people with disabilities can find a good outside play area  here
  •  Members of SENDIRECT consortium, Council for Disabled Children, Communication Trust and Supporters of the Disabled Children’s Partnership