2020 Questionnaire for Children and Young People in Oxfordshire - please tell us how supported you feel by the services you use?

2020 Be Supported Questionnaire

VOXY is a forum for all young people in Oxfordshire to have their say about matters that affect them. 
VOXY is represented on the Children's Trust Board, which brings together public, private, and voluntary sectors to improve outcomes for all children and young people who live in the county.  Thank you for answering our questions.

To make sure your answers can be included, please make sure you click on 'FINISH' at the very bottom of this page.
(Please note:  If any questions are highlighted in pink after you click 'FINISH', this means you have left some important questions blank that require an answer.  You just need to complete the missing answers, then again click 'FINISH' to submit your questionnaire.)

Firstly:

Please tell us which services you have used and/or which kind of workers have supported you in the last year?
(Services include:
schools/colleges, youth clubs, social workers, job clubs, health services etc. - but could be any services that provide help and support, or affect your life in some way.)

You must provide an answer to this question.

Q.1

How strongly do you agree with the following statements about the services you use? 

(Services include:  schools/colleges, youth clubs, social workers, job clubs, health services etc. - but could be any services that provide help and support, or affect your life in some way.)

Select the most applicable option in each row. You must select an option in every row.

  Strongly Agree Agree Neither Agree or Disagree Disagree Strongly Disagree
I know who to speak to when in need of support.
I feel listened to and believed.
I am able to access information in a way which suits me best.
I have inspiring role models.
When I talk to staff, I feel they are experienced and caring.

Please tell us more about your responses in Q.1 to help us understand your experiences, and WHICH services you are commenting on, if this helps to explain your answer:

Q.2

Overall, do you feel supported enough by the services you use?

(Services include:  schools/colleges, youth clubs, social workers, job clubs, health services etc. - but could be any services that provide help and support, or affect your life in some way.)

You must provide an answer to this question.

Please tell us why you answered Q.2 the way you did, and WHICH services you are commenting on, if this helps to explain your answer:

Q.3

Is there anything else you want to tell us about the support you receive from the services you use?  (If so, WHICH services you are commenting on?)

Q.4

Please tell us if you feel that any of these apply to you:
(If you're not sure what these mean and want to find out more, click on the links in the box below.)

Select the most applicable option in each row. You must select an option in every row.

  YES - this applies to me NO - this doesn't apply to me Don't know/Not sure Prefer not to say
I am missing out on education.
I have social and emotional wellbeing needs, and/or mental health needs.
I have experienced and/or witnessed domestic abuse.

Find Out More...

We are asking Q.4 because although this questionnaire is open to all children and young people aged 8 - 18 (and up to 25 for those with additional needs), we need to make sure that we are hearing from children and young people who have experiences relating to any of the three priorities for the Oxfordshire Children and Young People’s Plan 2018 - 2021, which are: missing out on education, social and emotional wellbeing and/or mental health needs, and domestic abuse.

If you need support in relation to any of these experiences, please click on the links above for more information (including contact details and helpline numbers) or for other ways to get support, click on THIS LINK.

Please tell us:

Did you complete the 2019 Be Supported Questionnaire one year ago?

You must provide an answer to this question.

About You...

Your responses are anonymous, but we would like to know a bit more about you.  The reason we ask for this information is to make sure we are hearing from all young people.  Any information provided is governed by the General Data Protection Regulation 2018.

You do not have to answer these questions, so if you would prefer not to, please go to the end of these questions and click 'FINISH' to make sure your answers are included.

Q.5

Please tell us the first part of your postcode if you know it (or the nearest large town to where you live, if you don't know it):

Q.6

How old are you?

Q.7

What gender do you identify as:

If you chose 'Other' for Q.7, please describe your gender here:

Q.8

Do you consider yourself to be:

If you chose 'Other' for Q.8, please give more detail here:

Q.9

What is your ethnicity?

(To describe another ethnicity, please choose 'Any other ethnic group' and complete the text box.)

If you chose 'Any other ethnic group' for Q.9 please describe it here:

Q.10

What is your religion?

If you chose 'Any other religion' for Q.10, please describe it here:

Q.11

Do you have a disability, learning disability or special educational needs?

If you answered 'Yes' for Q.11, please tell us more here:

Q.12

Do you have a long-term medical condition (for example: diabetes or epilepsy)?

If you answered 'Yes' for Q.12, please describe it here:

Q.13

Are you in care, or a Care Leaver?

Thank You

Thank you for taking the time to answer these questions.
Finally, would you be willing to be contacted again to help shape Oxfordshire County Council’s services, policies or priorities?

(If yes, please complete the 'Consent' box below - otherwise just leave it blank.)

By saying yes, you are giving your consent for the Engagement Team at Oxfordshire County Council to hold your contact details.

We promise:

  1. not to link your survey response to your name and contact details (unless you have asked us to).
  2. to hold your information securely and not pass it onto anyone else without your permission.
  3. to only use your contact details to tell you about engagement opportunities such as surveys, meetings, focus groups etc., or to personally invite you to take part.
  4. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time by writing to the Engagement Team at: EngagementTeam@oxfordshire.gov.uk or at: Engagement Team, FREEPOST OXFORDSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL (No further address details required).  The council has a Privacy Notice that explains more about how personal information is collected and used at www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/privacy

Consent:

Yes, I consent for the Engagement Team at Oxfordshire County Council to hold my personal details and to re-contact me for engagement purposes. I confirm that I have read the statement above describing how my data will be used and I understand how to withdraw my consent.

Please enter your name, email address and/or phone number in the box below:

Thank you for your time!   Your responses will remain anonymous. 
Please click on 'FINISH' below to submit this Questionnaire - or it will be listed as incomplete, and we will not be able to use your answers.