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Safeguarding during a pandemic

In these challenging times, professionals in organisations and services throughout Lambeth continue to work tirelessly to keep children and young people safe. To support you, we will use this page to share helpful resources and services. 

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24 May 2020

Guide to Online Risks

Download this helpful guide, developed by Waltham Forestto support parents and carers with tools to protect themselves, their child and others from harm online. 

For more information or guidance, please contact Lydia Nixon, Lambeth's Prevent Education Officer on lnixon@lambeth.gov.uk or 020 7926 3668.

Connie Wessels

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26 April 2020

Domestic Abuse: How to get help

If you or someone you know is suffering from domestic abuse, isolation rules do not apply. Police response & support services remain available.

In an emergency, call 999

The Government's #YouAreNotAlone support pages

National Domestic Abuse Helpline for free and confidential advice, 24 hours a day on 0808 2000 247

For support in Lambeth, contact The Gaia Centre on 020 7733 8724 or lambethvawg@refuge.org.uk 

Visit Lambeth's domestic abuse help page for more information.

Connie Wessels

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23 April 2020

Safeguarding Guidance for Online Teaching

The Lambeth Schools Service has pulled together a useful guide to support online teaching. Download here for important guidance as well as useful links to online safety resources and extra support.

 

For additional guidance, see the NSPCC summary and the DfE guidance.

Connie Wessels

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6 May 2020

Responding to Child Sexual Abuse during COVID-19

Download this useful briefing from the National Police Chief's Council and The Children's Society to support you to identify and respond to concerns of child sexual abuse during the pandemic. Victims of child sexual abuse and exploitation are potentially on lockdown with their abusers. This briefing summarises what to know, what to look for and how to respond to child abuse concerns. 

Connie Wessels

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21 April 2020

DfE guidance: supporting vulnerable children

Read the DfE's latest COVID-19 guidance for service providers on how best to support vulnerable children and young people, including those: 

  • supported by the child social care system

  • with education, health and care (EHC) plans

  • otherwise identified as vulnerable

Connie Wessels

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