Police are reporting new successes fighting the ‘county lines’ drug trade. #KnowTheSigns, and help protect rural areas.
A collection of news stories around safeguarding, domestic abuse, child abuse and prioritising children during future lockdowns.
Are you seeing children and young adults in the community who you are concerned about? Know the signs of child exploitation and report it to @DC_Police. Don’t assume someone else will. #Exploitation #SaySomething https://crowd.in/um51l4
Incidents of Domestic Abuse have risen during lockdown, according to a report on Panorama, and in Devon and Cornwall and new Safeguarding car is being used to attend incidents.
Criminal Justice Sector update – EoI around Reducing Re-offending, Probation commissioning webinars, rehabilitation through creative arts webinars, and reports & blogs around leaving prison, video calls, and Government changes.
The Social Care Institute of Excellence has published guidance to help professionals encountering situations of domestic abuse and violence, including questions and tools to gain insight into the issues.
Domestic Abuse funding being awarded in Cornwall – First Light, The Women’s Centre Cornwall and CLEAR benefiting.
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.