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26 November 2019

Reducing Parental Conflict roadshows

Save the date.. because two Reducing Parental Conflict roadshows are coming to Devon in 2020. This exciting opportunity is open to strategic leads, managers, frontline practitioners and anyone else working

6 November 2019

A Joint Targeted Area Inspection is imminent for Devon

Inspections look to assess the arrangements and services that are in place for providing help and protection to vulnerable children across the county.

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18 October 2019

Become exploitation-aware for Anti-Slavery Day

Become exploitation-aware for Anti-Slavery Day on Friday 18th October Modern slavery and human trafficking are major local and national issues. These forms of exploitation affect people of all ages, genders

3 October 2019

New deal for Devon’s children and families launched

An ambitious new vision for how public services will come together to better help and support children and their families in Devon is being launched this week.

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6 August 2019

North Devon, Torridge and Torbay residents are asked to consider becoming adoptive parents

A shortage of potential adopters is making it difficult to give children permanent homes.

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6 August 2019

Record number of foster carers recruited

A record number of families in Devon have signed up to provide safe, caring homes for the 700 plus children and young people in Devon who are not able to live with their birth families.

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1 August 2019

Devon Domestic and Sexual Violence and Abuse Strategy survey

Take this survey to help us understand if the current strategy to end sexual violence and domestic violence and abuse is working, and where it can be improved.

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18 July 2019

Life After Care survey

Can we do more effectively support recovery from early life trauma and build on the resilience and fortitude of these young people to enable them to be successful and happy adults in our community?

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5 July 2019

NSPCC – How safe are our children?

The NSPCC has published its annual ‘How safe are our children?’ report. This year the report focuses on online child abuse.

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10 June 2019

Getting to know… Jackie Colby

Juggling a busy day job as Safeguarding Lead for the Devon Children and Families Partnership (DCFP), alongside being a reservist, is a challenge Jackie Colby relishes.


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