Committee details

Scrutiny : Social Services

Purpose of committee

The role of this committee is to scrutinise, measure and actively promote improvement in the Council’s performance in the provision of services and compliance with Council policies, aims and objectives in areas including –

  • Adults Social Services;
  • Children’s Social Services;
  • Community Development;
  • Safeguarding; Wellbeing & Early response including Advocacy & Leaving Care Services;
  • Supporting Permanence;
  • Merthyr Tydfil Family Centre;
  • Family Support;
  • Children with Disabilities;
  • Looked After Children;
  • Fostering & Adoption LAC Education Support (LACES);
  • Cwm Taf Youth Offending Service;
  • Intake including Enhanced Child in Need Service & Children’s Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub;
  • Integrated Family Support;
  • Supported Housing;
  • Initial Support Services;
  • Day Services;
  • Older People Disability;
  • Psychiatry of Old Age;
  • Complaints Assessment & Charging;
  • Contracting;
  • Social Care Workforce Development;
  • Community Occupational Therapy;
  • Families First;
  • Early Years / Youth Service;
  • Flying Start



Contact information

Support officer: Democratic Services.

Postal address:
Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council
Civic Centre
Castle Street
Merthyr Tydfil

Phone: 01685 725284



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