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Getting it right for every child in Ayrshire

Getting it right for every child Ayrshire

GIRFEC is the national approach in Scotland to improving outcomes and supporting the wellbeing of our children and young people by offering the right help at the right time from the right people.

What is GIRFEC?


  • Aim 1: Child/young person-focused.

  • Aim 2: Based on an understanding of the wellbeing of a child/young person.

  • Aim 3: Based on tackling needs early.

  • Aim 4: Requires joined-up working.

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Use our wellbeing indicators

Promoting the wellbeing of individual young people and children.

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GIRFEC for you...

Getting it right for every child is everyone’s responsibility to ensure a child/young person's wellbeing. Find out how GIRFEC affects you.

Take our training on Girfec

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Children and Young People Transformational Change Programme

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Supporting Ayrshire's children, young people & their families