Croydon Best Start Week (16-20 October)

Free fun activities for all the family Best Start are celebrating national baking week and black history month with a range of activities at Children’s centres. Various Best Start teams will also be present at libraries where you can find out more about what’s on offer for families with under 5’s and collect your free […]

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Urgent referrals in relation to child protection

Please note, the urgent child protection telephone line is not working. Whilst this is being resolved the number to use is: 020 8255 2888 (for urgent action). The Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) can also be contacted on: 020 8726 6400 ext 84307 (Mon-Fri 09:00-17:00) 020 8726 6400 (out of hours) https://www.croydon.gov.uk/healthsocial/families/childproctsafe/childprotect    

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JTAI – Domestic Abuse: The multi-agency response to children living with domestic abuse

This report is about the second joint targeted area inspection programme, which began in September 2016 and which examined ‘the multi-agency response to children living with domestic abuse’. The findings in this report consider the extent to which, in the six local authorities inspected, children’s social care, health professionals, the police and probation officers were […]

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Turning Point- Social Care Training Available – *** Spaces Available Now***

DUST (Drug use Screening Tool) Although many young people will try drugs & alcohol at some time, most do not progress beyond experimentation. However, research indicates that many factors can increase the risk of a young person moving from ‘drug & alcohol use’ to ‘drug & alcohol misuse’. Some protective factors can reduce these risks. […]

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Updates to Pan London Child Protection Procedures

The most recent update of the London Child Protection Procedures went live on 2/10/17. You can see the new version at: http://www.londoncp.co.uk The major changes are to the Allegations Chapter and the timing of post birth CP review conferences & core groups. Revised Chapter 7 [Part A]; Allegations against staff or volunteers, who work with children: Following […]

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