Derry Locality Planning Group

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The group is made up of a broad range of community, statutory and voluntary organisations with the remit for children and young people in the area. The group aims to improve the outcomes for children and young people through a multi-agency planning approach. The locality planning group is an ongoing process of engagement with children, young people and their families.

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The Derry LPG is part of the Western outcomes group

Latest News & Events

Locality Planning Group Members Survey - Are you a member of one or more of CYPSP’s Locality Groups?  If so, we would like to hear your views. The third biennial LPG members survey is now open!  Continue Reading →
Western Area Outcomes Group Funds LPGs to Take Steps to Help Increase Access to Period Products - A survey by Plan International UK found that one in ten young women aged between 14 and 21 in the UK cannot afford to buy sanitary products and one in Continue Reading →
Child Friendly Cities & Communities UNICEF UK programme - Bronagh Donnelly, CYPSP Locality Planner, with the Western Area Outcomes Group, for Derry City and Strabane locality, attended the Children’s rights at 30 conference held in St Martins in the Continue Reading →
Western Outcomes Group launch UNICEF Project at Foyle Maritime Festival! -     The Western Outcomes Group in partnership with Derry City and Strabane District Council officially launched their joint partnership Child Friendly Communities Project with UNICEF in July 2018. The event was attended Continue Reading →
Invitation: Resilience Documentary Screening in the Western Outcomes Area -   The Western Outcomes Group would like to invite practitioners and social partners to the Resilience Documentary Screening in the West. This is an opportunity to build a wider awareness Continue Reading →

Action Plan and Priorities


The Western Locality Planning Groups have acted as a catalyst to bring together over one hundred organisations and agencies with individual priorities reconciled under the banner of the Children & Young people’s Strategic Partnership which is responsible to the outcomes of local families. The opportunity for multi-agency networking, collaborative planning, development and working has been immense, and has seen significant achievements.

Members have had opportunities for joint working, funding and training within often complex organisational structures, they have also used their local connections to cascade this knowledge out into their communities.

The Locality Planning Groups have been able to review, shape and input into indicators of how well families in areas are achieving and have passed this local knowledge onto the Western Outcomes Group who have then consulted about this information.

Involvement in the design of the Family Support NI.

Involvement in the design and development of Family Support Hubs across the West.

Consulting with a wide range of children, young people and parents across the West about issues that affect them.

Engagement of Children, Young People and Families

Engagement Derry LPG - Have your say survey on economic wellbeing January 2013 The Western Area Outcomes Group and Western Locality Planning Groups want to hear from families in Fermanagh, Strabane, Omagh, Limavady and Continue Reading →