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3 May 2019

Children and Young People’s Plan 2019 – 2022 – We want to hear your feedback

The Devon Children and Families Partnership is made up of all of the organisations who support children alongside parents, carers and children and young people.  We are committed to work

15 April 2019

Missed opportunities highlighted in published report

A report by the Devon Children and Families Partnership into the historical sexual abuse of a young girl identified missed opportunities by agencies that may have prevented the extent of her abuse.

9 April 2019

Working together to improve SEND services in Devon

All of the services supporting children and young people with SEND were inspected in December 2018.As a result, the Local Authority and NHS Devon were asked to make improvements. A Draft Written Statement of Action has been prepared to show how we will make these improvements.

12 March 2019

‘Peer on peer’ child exploitation highlighted as concern in the south west – #CSEDay19

Children across the south west are victims of sexual exploitation. But while media reports often highlight cases of adult grooming and child abuse, Devon and Cornwall Police say the most

28 February 2019

Launch of online toolkit to help tackle exploitation

The Safer Devon Partnership, Devon Children and Families Partnership and Devon Safeguarding Adults Board are launching an online toolkit to tackle the threat of exploitation. This toolkit will help frontline

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19 February 2019

Celebrating Devon’s workers at the 2018 Social Worker of the Year awards

In February 2019, Childrens Services celebrated the achievements of Devon’s social workers and team managers who were nominated in this year’s Social Worker of the Year Awards.      

7 February 2019

Devon’s local area SEND inspection report

Devon’s Local Area SEND Inspection report has been published. Between 10th and 14th December, inspectors from Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission visited Devon. They met children and young people with Special

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29 January 2019

Young carers goes the extra mile, literally

Thousands of young people in Devon are actively involved in providing care to family members with long term illnesses.  They’re used to going the extra mile. But now young carers

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28 January 2019

New MASH Enquiry form now live

You will need to use it to make an enquiry to the MASH when you have safeguarding concerns that may require children’s social care involvement.

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10 January 2019

Childcare Choices communications toolkit

The government have developed a range of communications tools to help you promote 30 hours and Tax-Free childcare.


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