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Parents, Carers & Families

Child Sexual Exploitation

Sexual exploitation affects thousands of children and young people across the UK every year. As a parent or carer, you could have an important role to play in protecting children from this horrific...

Children who don't live with their parents or close family

If a child under the age of 16 (or under the age of 18 if disabled) is living in a private arrangement with someone who is not their parent, step-parent, grandparent, aunt/uncle or adult sibling, f...

E-safety

E-safety News You can view the latest version of the September E-safety newsletter here and the October E-safety newsletter here written by Simon Aston NCC e-safety officer. See the flyer for the ...

Helping children and young people stay safe on and offline

On Monday 4th July the National Crime Agency’s CEOP Command launched 2 important programmes that are designed to help professionals keep pace with and protect children from the changing lands...

Parent's Guide to the MASH

Whenever anyone is worried about a child, for example a teacher or health visitor, they will make a referral to the team at the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH).

Police issue advice to parents ahead of Christmas holidays

Police in Northamptonshire are appealing to parents to be extra vigilant this Christmas following reports of children being invited to parties, predominantly in Northampton, where drugs and alcohol...

Preventing accidents at home

Keeping babies, toddlers and young children safe from unseen dangers at home is a challenge for all parents and carers. The following advice about keeping children safe at home is provided by NHS C...

Safe sleeping for your baby - Share a room, not a bed

Northamptonshire SCB has re-launched its Safe Sleep campaign to ensure all new parents are aware of how to ensure your baby sleeps safely at all times. Click on the images below to download the lea...

Useful guides for parents, carers and families

We have compiled a list of useful guides and links to other websites covering many common issues and concerns.

Young Carers Needs Assessment

New regulations came into force on 1 April 2015 which set out the responsibilities of Local Authorities for carrying out needs assessments of Young Carers: ‘Young Carers (Needs Assessments) Regulat...

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