Skip to content


11 December 2020

Disabled Children’s Service direct payments review

We are currently undertaking a review of our direct payments system to ensure a fairer system for all. Please read this important information about payments via Devon Card accounts.

9 December 2020

SEND Strategy video for children and young people for feedback

If you’re a young person with SEND, or a family member of someone with SEND, we’d love to hear from you about the draft version of our new SEND strategy.

4 December 2020

Million pound boost to alleviate Christmas holiday hunger

More than 15,000 children across Devon will be receiving food vouchers this Christmas as the county council combats holiday hunger.

3 December 2020

Chief Officer for Children’s Services recruited

We are delighted to announce that Melissa Caslake has been appointed to the role of Devon County Council’s Chief Officer for Children’s Services.

3 December 2020

Support group for families and carers of exploited children

A new free nationwide support group is available for families and carers who know how it feels to be worried about a child who is being exploited.

1 December 2020

New South Devon Food Alliance website launched

The Alliance brings together community providers of food for those who are affected by both the affordability and availability of food and of a healthy diet.

1 December 2020

Splitz support sessions for professionals

Splitz are offering support and guidance for professionals who are working with parents and children who are experiencing ongoing domestic abuse.

27 November 2020

Guidance about the new COVID-19 tiers

On 2 December we will move out of lockdown and into a new three-tiered system, with Devon being placed within Tier 2. Here’s what that means for you.

23 November 2020

Upcoming virtual event with the Children’s Commissioner

As part of Care Month, the Children’s Commissioner will be holding a live virtual event on 24 November to present her vision for a better care system for children.