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Children's Strategic Partnership Board

The Children’s Strategic Partnership Board provides strategic leadership to improve the outcomes for children and young people and has a key role in ensuring joined-up decision-making by commissioners of children’s services.

The Partnership provides strategic oversight for both Richmond and Kingston and is managed by Achieving for Children (AfC), a Community Interest Company co-owned by the two councils.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Developing and overseeing delivery of both boroughs’ Children and Young People’s Plans, and resolving issues that block progress against the priorities in the Plans. View Richmond's Children and Young People's Plan.
  • Sharing high-quality information to allow evidence-based commissioning across both boroughs.
  • Influencing the delivery of the AfC Business Plan.
  • Ensuring that children, young people and families have a voice in decision making that affects them.


  • London Borough of Richmond upon Thames
  • Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames
  • Achieving for Children
  • Metropolitan Police
  • Children’s Health Commissioners
  • The Joint Chair of the Local Safeguarding Children Boards
  • Schools
  • Voluntary sector


For more information about the Children’s Strategic Partnership Board, contact:

Partnerships and Business Development Team
Telephone: 0208 891 8649

Updated: 17 October 2023

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