#LookCloser is a partnership campaign with the National County Lines Co-ordination Centre and the British Transport Police, aiming to raise awareness of child exploitation and abuse, with a particular focus on public spaces. The campaign also seeks to highlight that child exploitation can happen anywhere, and any young person can be a victim. Despite the … Continue reading #LookCloser Campaign
This workshop offers knowledge and practical down-to-earth advice – alongside information on DBS checks and safer recruitment. Safeguarding Children, Young People & Vulnerable Adults – 4th February It’s important for us all to recognise the vital importance of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults in our work. Are you working with … Continue reading VSI Alliance News & Events
The move to a national lockdown has come as disappointing news to us all. For people in abusive relationships however, the prospect of spending more time at home will be far more frightening. Sadly, cases of domestic abuse have been on the rise during the coronavirus pandemic, with the highest incidences occurring during periods of … Continue reading Domestic Abuse resources during lockdown
Small Grants Project Proposal Calderdale Suicide Prevention Group formed in 2016 and produced a multi-agency suicide prevention plan 2017-20, following the publication of the government’s strategy, Preventing Suicide in England 2012 – A cross government outcomes strategy to save lives. Our vision “For Calderdale to be a place where suicides are eliminated and where people … Continue reading Calderdale Suicide Prevention and Self-harm Small Grants
Open Minds have a listening line for children and young people between 10 – 19 years, offering support and advice. The number is 01422 345 154 The line is open on Wednesdays between 1pm – 4pm.