Community Planning in Midlothian

Midlothian will get it right for every child

The GIRFEC Partnership involves over 30 organisations and services. Together, we set out the strategic direction for the planning and delivery of services for children, young people and families in Midlothian.

Our Midlothian Integrated Children and Young People’s Services Plan for 2023 - 2026 (PDF) shows how we will work together to achieve our vision, for children and young people in Midlothian to have the best possible start in life and live safe, healthy, active, happy, and independent lives.

The following organisations and groups support the GIRFEC group:

  • Additional Support Needs
  • Allied Health
  • Care Inspectorate
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)
  • Child Health Commissioner
  • Children 1st 
  • Children's Services
  • Community Representation
  • Early Years 
  • Education
  • Educational Psychology
  • General Practitioners (GPs)
  • Health Visiting 
  • Home Link Family Support
  • Infant Mental Health
  • Midlothian Health and Social Care Partnership
  • Midlothian Sure Start
  • Midlothian Young Persons Advice Service (MYPAS)
  • Midwifery 
  • NHS Lothian Strategic Planning 
  • Play Midlothian
  • Play Therapy Base
  • Police Scotland
  • Public Health
  • School Nursing
  • Scottish Children's Reporter Administration (SCRA)
  • Speech and Language Therapies (SALT)