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Young boy learning to use an iPad
23 August 2019

The Speech, Language and Communication Framework

A new tool to help professionals improve how they support the development of essential communication skills in the children and young people they work with.

dcfp work for us job advert
23 August 2019

Digital Engagement and Information Officer

Are you a creative, innovative and talented practitioner who can lead and deliver digital work that communicates clear and engaging content to a variety of audiences?

children racing past camera in school playground
22 August 2019

SEND and Early Help survey

A Devon-wide survey of all agencies that engage with the DCFP is being carried out to gauge understanding of SEND and Early Help.

Girl wearing headphones at school
19 August 2019

How we aim to improve outcomes for children and young people with SEND and their families

Ofsted approval for Devon’s SEND Written Statement of Action

Children playing with each other
12 August 2019

Have you thought about becoming a childminder?

Would you like to set up a childminding business? This two-day course, run by Devon’s Early Years and Childcare Service, will prepare you for Ofsted registration.

Adoptive male parents running with a kite and playing with their primary school age children on a Devon path, on a sunny day
6 August 2019

North Devon, Torridge and Torbay residents are asked to consider becoming adoptive parents

A shortage of potential adopters is making it difficult to give children permanent homes.

Seven Fostering Devon children - three teens and four school age -laying on grass facing towards the camera
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.

Wendy works as a carers in an agency she is pictured by her car who uses the current parking permit scheme
5 August 2019

Consultation to include yellow lines in care worker parking scheme begins

Devon County Council is proposing to launch an enhanced scheme from this autumn on a trial basis using a new parking permit. This will allow care and health workers visiting people (children and families and patients) at home to additionally use yellow lines in certain circumstances for up to an hour.

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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.

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?