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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.

Jackie Colby
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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10 June 2019

VOYC Safer Recruitment Training

Specifically aimed at community organisations covering DBS checks, staff induction, supervision and appraisal, legislation and policy reporting concerns.

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1 June 2019

Devon Card for care leavers

This is a pre-paid card which can be loaded with care leaver entitlements in a safe and efficient way to manage entitlements. It provides a new and secure way of receiving and spending funds.

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8 May 2019

Who will you nominate for excellence in social work?

We’re very proud of the fantastic work our social workers do here in Devon and we would like to encourage nominations across all categories for this year’s Social Worker of the Year Awards.

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18 March 2019

Bounce Back – a new restorative justice project

The Devon Youth Offending Service (YOS) project is to prevent the criminalisation of children in care.


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