Private Fostering

A Private Fostering arrangement is one that is made privately for the care of a child under the age of 16 (or under 18 if disabled) by someone other than a parent or close relative with the intention that it should last for 28 days or more. Private foster carers may be from the extended […]

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Death In Infancy Review

The Child Safeguarding Review Panel has published their review of Sudden Death In Infancy (SUDI) –  in families where the children are considered at risk of significant harm. While the overall numbers of babies dying from SUDI are decreasing, a worrying number of these deaths have been notified to the Panel as serious child safeguarding […]

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CSCP Meeting: Covid-19 & Black Lives Matter

ContentsReflections From Statutory Partners & SchoolsReflections From BME Forum & CVAInteractive Session Plenary SessionThe meeting on 16th July 2020 was chaired by Di Smith (CSCP Independent Scrutineer). The meeting was held via Zoom – enabling members to adhere to social distancing but still contribute to the content. The 2 main areas for discussion were the […]

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Youth Voice Summer Programme

The Croydon Youth Voice Virtual Summer Programme is here. The programme has activities for 8-12 year olds and 13-18 year olds. Including Creative writing, fitness, music, young womens cricle, young mens circle, film club and more. Click on the images for details.  

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Pause Project – breaking a destructive cycle

Pause Croydon is here!   Creating space for change   Pause works to prevent the damaging consequences of thousands more children being taken into care each year.   Pause works with women who have experienced, or are at risk of, repeated pregnancies that result in children needing to be removed from their care. We aim […]

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