An update from Jo Olsson, Devon County Council’s Chief Officer for Children’s Services and Chair of the DCFP Executive Group
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.
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.
A number of Early Help arrangements are in place this summer to help you get the support you need over the holidays.
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.
If you’re a working parent and have a 3 or 4-year-old child, and your income has changed, you could still be eligible for 30 hours of early learning and childcare per week from September.
The government have published new guidance for parents and carers covering changes to out-of-school settings for children and young people.
Every parent needs a little help sometimes. Happily, then, Action for Children are offering online parenting support for families with children aged 0-19.
Devon’s Head of Education and Learning, Dawn Stabb, has written a letter to parents and carers detailing Devon’s response to the Government’s plans for a wider opening of early years provision.
As we move into the next phase of coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to give colleagues an overview of the current situation and our future plan.