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Voluntary Organisations and Volunteers

Child Exploitation

Preventing the exploitation of children in all its form is a key priority for the Northamptonshire Safeguarding Children Partnership.

Child Exploitation - Information for Voluntary Sector

CE information for practitioners and professionals working in the Voluntary Sector in Northamptonshire.

Child Exploitation Guide

Children that come to notice must be treated as children, whatever the circumstances they find themselves in. Click here to download the Guide The new Child Exploitation Guide replaces the old CS...

Child Exploitation Resources

Below you will find links to all of the resources and procedures available in Northamptonshire. These resources are being added to all the time so ensure you keep checking back regularly.

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

Here you will find out what a Private Fostering arrangement is and what your responsibilities are.

County Lines

What is County Lines? This useful animation details what County Lines is, how it works, and how children and vulnerable adults are exploited. The film was developed by the National County Lines...

Domestic Violence and Abuse

Links to Domestic Abuse procedures and relevant documents

Early Help Strategy 2020-2023

The Strategy is for everyone working with Children & Young People in Northamptonshire. Early Help is never someone else's problem there is no such thing as no further action.

Embedding the Voluntary Sector into the Integrated Care System

Integrated Care Systems (ICS) will be formalised as a structure from July of 2022. Their reason for being is simple: To create a better system of health and care where the patient or service user r...

Forced marriage

Forced Marriage is when pressure or abuse is used to make someone marry against their will.

How to make an online MASH referral

Professionals should use the online referral form to submit safeguarding concerns to the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH).

Mental Health

There are two useful websites to help professionals, practitioners and any adult working with children that are experiencing mental health issues.

Online Safety

Online safety news and advice to keep you and yourself safe online.

Reducing Parental Conflict

Here you will find details on how Northamptonshire is responding to Reducing Parental Conflict.

Signs of Safety

Signs of Safety is an internationally successful model which will transform the way we work with children and families across Northamptonshire.

Training for the Voluntary Sector

NSCP offers free safeguarding training for staff that work in the voluntary sector and have contact with children and young people.

Violent Extremism and Radicalisation

The NSCP has produced information on the procedures for identifying and dealing with the growing threat to children and young people vulnerable to violent extremism and radicalisation.

Young Carers Needs Assessment

Regulations came into force on 1 April 2015 which set out the responsibilities of Local Authorities for carrying out needs assessments of Young Carers.

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