Welcome to Yorkshire and Humber ADASS

leaders in social care

The Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) in Yorkshire and Humber works to promote higher standards of social care services, influence policy & decision-makers and transform the lives of people needing & providing care.

We do this so that anyone needing care & support can live the lives they want regardless of age, disability, status and social background.

“The Association of Directors of Adult Social Services in Yorkshire and Humber works with alongside individuals, families, communities and partners to plan, provide and develop innovative, sustainable and collaborative social care services for people who need it now and will in the years to come. Our shared priorities are focused on improving consistency and quality so that no matter where someone lives in the region, they can access the information, advice and care that is needed”.

Richard Parry, Chair of ADASS Y&H

Latest Resources

Regional Account 2021/2022

The Y&H ADASS Regional Account for 2021/2022.

Video recordings from our co-production event 21 June 2022

We have published the full recordings of all the sessions at our event Meeting as Equals, Experts Together in Y&H on this website. Please use the link to access. Shorter, edited versions and a highlights video will be published soon.

Y&H ADASS - Making It Real

We are now listed on the Think Local Act Personal making it real directory, read more about it and what we are doing through this link. 

Our Networks

A key part of our improvement approach is collaboration and innovation through regional networks of social care professionals.

Please see the network page for the full list of networks.

Standards and Performance

Facilitating continuous regional improvement through evidence-based information monitoring, analysis and development.

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Learning Disability and Autism

Working with families, health and other partners to ensure people with learning disabilities and autism get the support needed to lead the lives they want

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Couple in love of 26 years old Down Syndrome in a park in Montreal doing selfie with mobile phone. They are learning to live independently.


Increasing the numbers of carers reached and supported, improving the quality of information, advice and signposting.

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Mother kissing her son with special needs


Seeking and sharing advances in care technology and digital innovation with ambition to improve care provision and efficiency and effectiveness.

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Upcoming Events

Commissioning – Homecare

Commissioning Network

Standards & Performance