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20 September 2021

Protect you and your baby by having the COVID-19 vaccine

Pregnant women are being reassured by the NHS in Devon that having the vaccination is the best and safest way to protect them and their baby.

11 February 2021

A message from our new Chief Officer for Children’s Services

Melissa Caslake is delighted to have joined Devon County Council and has shared the following update for Children’s Services staff and partners.

30 September 2020

Childcare exempt from localised restrictions 

Families who share caring responsibilities with another household are allowed to continue if the care support is consistent.

11 September 2020

Update from Jo Olsson on Head of Children’s Social Care

An update from Jo Olsson, Devon County Council’s Chief Officer for Children’s Services and Chair of the DCFP Executive Group

2 September 2020

Early Help System Survey

We’d like to hear your views on our Devon Early Help offer to help us understand how the system is supporting young people and families, and to provide the information we need to make improvements.

31 July 2020

New parents urged to claim Child Benefit

New parents in Devon are being urged to claim Child Benefit, even if they have not yet been able to register the birth of their newborns due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

31 July 2020

Parents urged not to use a facemask on their baby

Parents and guardians of babies under three years old are advised not to cover their child’s mouth with a facemask as it could cause breathing difficulties.

30 July 2020

Early Help summer holiday arrangements

A number of Early Help arrangements are in place this summer to help you get the support you need over the holidays. 

28 July 2020

Innovations by Devon’s health visitors lead the way nationally

Devon County Council’s Health Visitor Service have been invited to share their innovations with the Institute of Health Visiting, the principle body tasked with sharing best practice to health visitors in England.


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