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11 May 2022

Council puts savings aside for young people in its care

Devon County Council have started putting additional savings into the accounts for every child who is in its care for 12 months or more.

14 March 2022

This week is social work week 2022

We want to thank everyone for the work that you do and the difference that we make to children and families across Devon.

17 December 2021

Keeping babies safe

Support and guidance is available to help you cope with a crying baby and ensure safer sleeping for your infant.

14 December 2021

Restorative Practice job opportunities

As part of Devon Children’s Services Restorative Approach, we are recruiting to a number of roles to support practitioners with expertise in relational and restorative practice.

1 December 2021

Centre of Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse resources

It’s vital professionals have the knowledge, skills and confidence to recognise when children might be showing them that something is wrong.

1 December 2021

Making participation in decision-making protective

 The Safer Young Lives Research Centre have created a handy graphic detailing how young people’s participation in decision-making can be protective

22 November 2021

SaFest 2021 starts today

Events will be running all week (22-26 November 2021), with a range of fantastic keynote speeches and workshops taking place. 

22 July 2021

Head of Children’s Social Care recruited

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Lisa Bursill has been appointed to the role of Devon County Council’s Deputy Chief Officer for Children’s Services (Head of Children’s Social Care).

15 July 2021

NYAS launch surveys for big new campaign

In Autumn this year, National Youth Advocacy Service (NYAS) will be launching a flagship campaign focused on children’s belongings and moving home.