One in three people in The South West has been targeted by a scammer during lockdown. Find out what’s happening, and how to protect yourself. Download resources for your community.
We all have a responsibility to protect children and young people by knowing the signs of sexual abuse. Find out how to report any concerns. #SpeakOutStopAbuse
‘Sobriety tags’ will be used from today for people who commit crimes while under the influence of alcohol, helping them to quit alcohol, and preventing the cycle of crime.
A new scheme allows for prisoners to hold video calls, helping families and friends keep in touch.
Vodaphone is partnering with three charities to launch the Great British Tech Appeal, to receive publicly donated phones and tables for redistribution to families and individuals in need.
Find out the latest news from Clinks including a new grant programme, support for families with a parent in prision and details on the early release of some prisoners.
Guidance has been produced for volunteers to help them to recognise and respond to domestic abuse and sexual violence.
(The guidance is for volunteers NOT those who are or who may be experiencing domestic abuse or sexual violence.)
Clinks have a range of advice and information for those in working with people in the criminal justice system.
Advice around the coronavirus in sign language, for trustees, first aiders, and those working in criminal justice sector, plus help for rough sleepers, and statements from the BBC and Royal Mail.
Keeping children safe online – what resources are there to help those who find themselves with kids at home right now? Protect children and young people against cyber bullying.
National Child Exploitation Awareness Day is on 18 March. Find out more, and get hold of some images to use on your social media to help the campaign.
Government consultations around the DWP engaging with disabled people, care leavers provision, rthe dormant assets scheme, and the Victims’ Code.
Safeguarding round-up – FGM reporting, stalking protection orders, abuse in the Catholic Church, protecting children overseas from UK abusers, and removing CSA images online.
Nominations are open for the Devon and Cornwall Police Volunteer Awards, celebrating teams, employers who release staff to participate in policing, and the Community Accreditation Scheme.
The Centre for Justice Innovation and CASS+ are inviting tenders for an organisation or partnership to conduct an evaluation of the CASS+ Community Advice Service. Closing 24 Feb.
Safer Cornwall is co-ordinating a campaign this week, for Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Week around #ItsNotOK. Speak up for safety.
Catch up on news around deaths in prisons, young offenders institutions, consultation around criminalising trespass (Gypsies etc affected), the latest ONS crime figures, and 2 events coming up.
A busy month of awareness days, including around health, LGBT+, sexual abuse, hearing, volunteering, Fairtrade, dignity in care, safer internet, and random acts of kindness.
Women in the news – birth rate changes and challenges, domestic abuse, This Girl Can overcoming taboos in sport, and hi-tech work culture impacting families.