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Engagement & Development Team within Children's Services

Who we are

The Engagement & Development Team delivers a number of strategic, children and young people focused projects, consultations and events.

The team works with 3 – 19 year olds (up to 25 with disabilities) who live or go to school in Bedford Borough.   The team consists of Hayley Mills (Engagement and Development Manager), Emily Meekins (Engagement and Development Officer), Matthew Dupont (Business support Assistant)

What we do

The team works to inform, consult, involve and represent children and young people through top tier youth voice vehicles and a range of consultations, campaigns and sector support.

Our ethos

We believe in a positive, can do approach where anything is possible. We believe in raising expectations and aspirations of children, young people and the services and professionals supporting them.

For more information on how the Engagement and Development Team captures the views, feelings, and voice of the Children and Young People supported by Children's Services, please click on this link:  BBC Engagement and Development Team



Who to contact

Contact Name
Matthew Dupont
Contact Position
Business Support Assistant

Where to go

Borough Hall
Cauldwell Street
MK42 9AP
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Other Details

Age Bands
11-14 years old
18-25 years old
Parents and carers
15-17 years old
0-4 years old
5-10 years old