Surrey County Council (Public Health), Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SABP) and Catalyst are consulting with local residents and partners about changes to drug and alcohol detoxification services for adults, including community and inpatient provision. The consultation period around the provision of Tier 4 inpatient drug and alcohol detoxification services is due to
This Foster Care Fortnight, Surrey County Council is urging residents to find out more about fostering. We need carers for all ages, from newborn to 18 and for our Supported Lodgings Scheme for young people aged 16-21. If you want to know more about becoming a foster carer call the team on 0800 096 9626
Domestic Abuse awareness week will take place this year from Monday 11 June 2018 – Friday 15 June 2018. The aim of the week will be to increase awareness around the signs to look out for that a family member or friend could be in an abusive relationship. The call to action will be to
Please see the new briefing note which updates partner agencies on the implementation of Signs of Safety model of practice for Child Protection Conferences. It is designed to update practitioners working with children and their families on what’s happened so far with regards to the implementation of the Signs of Safety approach in Surrey and
The 2018 update of the Surrey Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy is now published and available online.
This Surrey domestic abuse strategy 2018-2023 has now been published on the Healthy Surrey website. https://www.healthysurrey.org.uk/your-health/domestic-abuse/professionals/
Surrey Police is relaunching and increasing awareness of the Partnership Intelligence Form; a means for partners to quickly and efficiently share intelligence. New step by step guidance has been drafted and there is a new simplified version of the form. Simply follow the guidance and submit to: firstname.lastname@example.org This is not a means to: report
National Charity NWG Network asks all to unite against child sexual exploitation for their National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Raising Day – 18th March 2018 The National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day aims to highlight the issues surrounding CSE; encouraging everyone to think, spot and speak out against abuse and adopt a zero tolerance to
To mark the start of National Safeguarding Month on 28th February, UK Youth, the largest national body for the youth sector, is calling on all organisations that work with young people to Stop what they’re doing, Look at their safeguarding practices, Listen to young people and take action before the end of March. The month
A partnership event: promoting a range of innovate co-designed initiatives developed with young carers Thursday 19 April 2018 10am – 3pm: Dorking Halls Cinema To find out more click here
Dear Colleagues Our overall ambition for children in Surrey is that each and every one of them is happy, healthy, safe and confident in their future. Our absolute priority for all of those children who need our help, care and protection is that they are ‘seen, safe and heard’. The way we work with children
Safer Internet Day (Tuesday 6 February) is about promoting the safe and positive use of digital technology for children and young people. This year’s focus is ‘Create, Connect and Share Respect: a better internet starts with you’.
Surrey Gypsy Traveller Communities Forum presents an award winning film …‘A People Uncounted’
The commitment of agencies in tackling violence against women and girls has been hailed in Surrey after it was recently announced as only the second official ‘White Ribbon County’ in the UK. The White Ribbon Campaign is part of a global movement to put a stop to male violence against women and girls. It focuses
A new social media campaign has been launched by the Surrey Against Domestic Abuse Partnership that will shine a light on the complex nature of an abusive relationship. The campaign has been designed to engage audiences with ‘snack-able’ content over the coming weeks, so that within no more than a few seconds at a time,
The Royal Foundation’s Cyberbullying Taskforce campaign – Stop, Speak, Support – was launched Thursday 16 November. The campaign is led by the Royal Foundation, with support from partners, including NSPCC, Google, Facebook, Snapchat and the Diana Awards, The campaign has been designed by young people for young people and it aims to help young people stop cyberbullying,
Book now to secure your place at this year’s SSCB annual conference which is being held on 22 November 2017 at Epsom Downs Racecourse. The theme is adolescents and their wellbeing with a focus on mental health. A variety of renowned speakers will present their work and delegates will have the opportunity to attend workshops
Today, the SSCB has updated its CSE Action Plan and published a summary of progress to date . The actions contained in the new plan have been agreed by all partners and reflect the feedback we have had from a wide range of stakeholders, including children and their families, inspectorates and front-line staff from across
With the terror threat becoming increasingly complex and varied, police are calling on communities to act on their instincts to help prevent atrocities taking place in the UK and overseas. The 6th March 2017 saw the launch of a national campaign by Counter Terrorism Policing urging the public to act on their instincts to help
Child Sexual Exploitation Strategy and Action Plan published Surrey Safeguarding Children’ Board (SSCB) has published a revised CSE Strategy and Action Plan, both these documents can be found on our Professionals Guidance and Resources pages. The strategy and action plan respond to findings from the recent CSE Peer Review. This is the first time that
The revised Levels of Need Document has been published.
The updated statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education (2016)’ will come into force for schools in England on 5 September 2016. The NSPCC has published a summary of key changes to the guidance. The summary can be found here.
The government has published new multi-agency statutory guidance on FGM. We have amended our related procedure to include links to the updated guidance and are currently reviewing the FGM procedure. We will post a note when the review is completed and the updated FGM procedure is published.
Child Safety Week 6 – 12 June 2016 It’s child safety week! The Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) runs Child Safety Week every year and this year’s theme is ‘Turn off technology’ Please visit CAPT’s webpages for free resources, an action pack, information for parents and ideas about how to get involved.