#LookCloser – preventing child exploitation

#LookCloser is a national public awareness campaign seeking to prevent child exploitation. Developed in partnership by the NPCC, BTP and The Children’s Society it seeks to highlight that child exploitation can take place anywhere and may be particularly visible in public spaces. Exploited children and young people don’t always look vulnerable and may not act […]

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Red Thread Service at Croydon University Hospital

A new Red Thread Service is coming to Croydon University Hospital in September. The Youth Violence Intervention Programme runs in hospital emergency departments in partnership with the major trauma network. The innovative service aims to reduce serious youth violence, and has revolutionised the support available to young victims of violence. Every year thousands of young […]

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Summer Activities Programme

The Young Croydon Summer Programme is promoting its August Activities. For 8-19 year olds (up to 24 for those with learning difficulties and/or disabilities). Activities include sessions to support positive mental health & wellbeing, healthy relationships, arts, creative writing, life skills, games and activities. With groups for boys, girls and mixed sessions – all are […]

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CPC – Child to Parent Violence Programme

A recent paper raised the awareness of child on parent violence during covid-19. Child and adolescent to parent violence during Covid 19 Aug 20 The Child to Parent Violence Programme is a project to help tackle incidences of young people displaying violence toward their parents and works with parents, young people, their families and professionals […]

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Sara Lewis

  Sara Lewis is the Children’s Safeguarding Co-ordinator for Housing, located in the Housing, Assessments & Solutions (HAS) division of the Health, Wellbeing & Adults Department. She has a BSc in Public Health and MA in Social Work, with experience working in Adults care team, Children with Disabilities, Unaccompanied Minors, Care Planning and now Housing. […]

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