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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. 

26 October 2021

SaFest 2021 – virtual safeguarding festival

Devon’s Virtual Safeguarding Festival will be back for a second year and will take place during the week of 22-26 November 2021.

15 July 2021

Ofsted focused visit report published

Devon’s vital children’s services have provided a well-coordinated and effective response to the challenges of COVID, according to Government inspectors.

13 May 2021

New campaign to raise awareness of online child exploitation

Devon & Cornwall Police and Dorset Police have joined forces to create the new ‘Look sus? Tell us’ campaign.

13 May 2021

Domestic Abuse Bill receives Royal Assent

The bill provides protection to millions of people who experience domestic abuse and strengthens measures to tackle perpetrators.

18 March 2021

Child Exploitation Awareness day

Child exploitation encompasses sexual and criminal exploitation, trafficking, modern slavery and other forms of adolescent vulnerability.

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10 March 2021

Twilight Information Sessions for parents and carers

Parents and Carers in South Devon are being invited to join three, free online sessions to enable them to enhance their support of young people through challenging times.

4 March 2021

Together for Childhood safeguarding workshop

A week of engaging bite-size sessions for professionals working in safeguarding children and adults is taking place from 22 to 26 March.

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.