Multi-agency audit: Responding to Childhood & Adolescent Neglect
Earlier this year, the LSCP completed a multi-agency audit of the partnership's response to childhood & adolescent neglect. The audit highlights the importance of relationships, the need to fully understand a family's complex context and the positive opportunities offered by Family Group Conferences. Read more here.
25 June 2020
A parent's & carer's guide to Black Lives Matter
Many children may have questions about the images, stories, and conversations they hear on the news and around them. Visit our information pagefor a guide with helpful resources, activities and tips for families to empower children to work towards racial equality.
29 June 2020
New Guidelines for Fabricated & Induced Illness
Shared by the DfE in June 2020, The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health has issued new supplementary guidance for paediatricians, GPs, other specialists, social care and education. Please find all the relevant guidance on our information page here.
25 June 2020
Online safety: updated guidance
Thegovernment's updated guidance outlines resources to help keep children safe from different risks online and where to go to receive support and advice.
Information & support: Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse
The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) chaired by Professor Alexis Jay OBE was set up by the government following concerns that some organisations had failed to protect children from child sexual abuse.
For more information about the Inquiry, including Lambeth's response, please visit the council's information page.
24 May 2020
Guide to Online Risks
Download this helpful guide, developed by Waltham Forest, to 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 or 020 7926 3668.
International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women 2019
The 25th November marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Wear a white ribbon to signify your personal pledge never to commit, condone or remain silent about violence against women or girls. For links and support on this issue, visit our Domestic Abuse information page.
County Lines Partner Pack from the Home Office
Download the Home Office's new County Lines Partner Pack to ensure your staff have the information they need to identify and support children at risk of Criminal Exploitation.
10 October 2019
Lambeth Hamful Sexual Behaviour Forum
The next Lambeth HSB is on 7th November 2019. The forum is facilitated by a multi-agency team who provide a reflective space for social workers, YOS Officers, Police, Professionals from Education, and CAMHS Practitioners to talk about any young person they are currently supporting who is presenting with harmful or inappropriate sexualised behaviours. Downloadthe flyer to book your place.
16 July 2019
Link between Poverty and Serious Youth Violence
New analysis from the Greater London Authority confirms a strong link between serious youth violence and Londoners affected by deprivation, poor mental health and poverty.
27 September 2019
New Safeguarding Children Partnership Launched
The Metropolitan Police Borough Command for Brixton and Southwark, Lambeth's Clinical Commissioning Group and the London Borough of Lambeth are pleased to announce the new Lambeth Safeguarding Children Partnership. Find out more about the partnership and how you can get involved.
5 July 2019
New County Lines Report from The Children's Society
The Children's Society researches the experiences of children targeted by criminal networks to distribute illegal drugs to make recommendations to statutory and community and voluntary sector organisations.