Category Archives: Safeguarding

During Calderdale’s sixth annual Safeguarding Week (Monday 22 – Friday 26 June 2020), a range of virtual events and resources will raise awareness of safeguarding issues and how to support the borough’s most vulnerable children and adults. Safeguarding is just as important, if not more, during the COVID-19 outbreak. Lockdown and social distancing may make… read more … about Show your support for Safeguarding Week>>

Safeguarding Week 2020

Nearly 150 of Calderdale’s amazing volunteers have taken part in training to help them support vulnerable people as much as possible during the COVID-19 crisis. Thanks to their incredible kindness, volunteers are providing valuable help to residents across the borough in a variety of ways, from delivering shopping to providing a listening ear. Calderdale Council… read more … about Volunteers learn to spot signs of safeguarding issues>>

Cllr Tim Swift

In these challenging times when we are physically apart due to COVID-19, it’s more important than ever to look out for each other, to know the signs of safeguarding issues, to report anything that doesn’t feel right, and to speak up if we need support. That’s the message from Calderdale Council, Calderdale Safeguarding Children Partnership… read more … about Safeguarding is always everyone’s business>>

Cllr Tim Swift

Last night, Calderdale Council’s Cabinet heard how the actions delivered as part of the First 100 Days plan are making a real difference to people in Calderdale. In June this year, Calderdale Council’s administration unveiled an ambitious programme to be delivered over the next 100 days. The actions in the plan were set out under… read more … about First 100 Days delivers real change>>

Cllr Swift

Children looked after by Calderdale Council will now have more opportunity to stay closer to schools, friends and family, as the provision for care within the borough is being increased. Calderdale Council is responsible for the care of young people who cannot safely remain with their families, finding placements for them in foster care and… read more … about Improving care options for young people in Calderdale>>

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Calderdale Safeguarding Week is back for 2019 from Monday 24 to Sunday 30 June. Now in its fifth year, Calderdale Safeguarding Adults Board and the Calderdale Safeguarding Children Partnership will host a week-long, packed programme of events aimed at raising awareness about abuse and safeguarding issues. This year’s theme is ‘See me, hear me, know… read more … about Join in with Safeguarding Week 2019>>

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On Monday 1 April 2019, the Calderdale Safeguarding Children Board (CSCB) became the Calderdale Safeguarding Children Partnership (CSCP). This change follows the Department for Education’s Working Together to Safeguard Children report from July 2018 which introduced Safeguarding Children Partnerships to replace local Safeguarding Children Boards across the country. These new legal requirements make local police,… read more … about Working together to safeguard children>>

Calderdale Council

The strong partnership working in Calderdale to safeguard children from harm (currently known as Calderdale Safeguarding Children Board) has been given a great opportunity to make further improvements to local safeguarding arrangements, following the introduction of new guidance from the Department for Education. New legal requirements make local police, councils and health services jointly responsible… read more … about Working together to safeguard children>>

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Tackling domestic abuse, mental health, forced marriage and providing awareness on protecting children and victims of human trafficking are all topics covered as part of West Yorkshire’s Safeguarding Week. Starting Monday (June 25), until July 1, all the local safeguarding boards and community safety partnerships across the region have joined forces with West Yorkshire’s Police… read more … about Safeguarding remains everybody’s business as partners join together for Safeguarding Week 2018>>

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