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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.

Forced marriage is illegal in the UK. Read more about forced marriage.
10 June 2019

Forced Marriage – You have the right to choose

We are raising awareness of forced marriages. Everyone has the right to choose who they marry, when they marry or if they marry at all. Forced marriage is illegal in the UK.

10 June 2019

Carers’ Week: Monday 10 June – Sunday 16 June 2019

It’s Carers’ Week, 10-16 June, with events planned across the county supporting carers to get connected in their communities.

VOYC Devon logo for training
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.

Teacher standing in front of pupils in classroom setting
7 June 2019

Safer working practice guidance: if you work in an educational setting

Guidance for safer working practice for those working with children and young people in education settings – May 2019.

People sitting at computers doing online training and coding
4 June 2019

Invitation to the regional Online Safety Update session from the UK Safer Internet Centre

A chance for professionals in the local community to learn about out about free resources and services that will help them to keep children and adults safer online.

Card example for care leavers
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.

Independent Visitor volunteer listening to a young person in meeting
1 June 2019

Befriend a local young person in care

Could you provide support and friendship to a young person in care? Independent Visitor volunteers wanted in Devon.

Debbie and James from Devon use 30 hours free childcare for their daughter Ivy pictured here hiding under a chair
1 June 2019

30 hours free childcare benefitting Devon families

Debbie and Jamie from Devon share how they could only afford childcare for one day a week before taking up #30hours.

Family of mother, two children and a fatherlying on the grass looking up to the sky
28 May 2019

Tickets for the 2019 Early Help Roadshows are now available

Tickets for the Early Help Roadshows, taking place across Devon in June and July 2019, are now available. Book your ticket here!


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