LSCBLocal Safeguarding Children Board Northamptonshire

Parents, Carers & Families

Child Sexual Exploitation

As a parent or carer, you could have an important role to play in protecting children from this horrific form of child abuse.

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.

COVID-19 - Child Protection Conferences, Information for Parents

Here you will find details on how conferences will be held virtually during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 - Managing Feelings of Uncertainty & Mental Health

Information for young people and people working with children on managing feelings of uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 - Online Safety Advice

Important information for parents and professionals around online safety.

COVID-19 - Warning against face masks for babies

Parents in Northamptonshire are being warned over dangerous new cute baby face coverings that have begun to appear online promoted as being for babies.

Helping children and young people stay safe on and offline

The National Crime Agency’s CEOP Command have launched 2 important programmes that are designed to help professionals keep pace with and protect children from the changing landscape of risk.

Online Safety

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

Parent's Guide to the MASH

Whenever anyone is worried about a child, for example a teacher or health visitor, they will make a referral to the team at the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH).

Prevent Myth Busters

Prevent Myth Busting videos.

Preventing accidents at home

Keeping babies, toddlers and young children safe from unseen dangers at home is a challenge for all parents and carers.

Safe sleeping for your baby - Share a room, not a bed

Northamptonshire Safe Sleep campaign to ensure all new parents are aware of how to ensure their baby sleeps safely at all times.

Sexting - Guidance for Parents and Carers

Northamptonshire Police investigate on a daily basis cases involving the sharing of explicit material on social media involving children.

Useful guides for parents, carers and families

We have compiled a list of useful guides and links to other websites covering many common issues and concerns.

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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