LSCBLocal Safeguarding Children Board Northamptonshire

Voluntary Organisations and Volunteers

Child Exploitation

Preventing the exploitation of children in all its form is a key priority for the Northamptonshire Safeguarding Children Partnership.

Child Exploitation Resources

Below you will find links to all of the resources and procedures available in Northamptonshire. These resources are being added to all the time so ensure you keep checking back regularly.

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.

CSE - Information for Voluntary Sector

CSE information for practitioners and professionals working in the Voluntary Sector in Northamptonshire.

Domestic Violence and Abuse

Links to Domestic Abuse procedures and relevant documents

Early Help Strategy 2020-2023

The Strategy is for everyone working with Children & Young People in Northamptonshire. Early Help is never someone else's problem there is no such thing as no further action.

Female Genital Mutilation Awareness Campaign

The general awareness raising campaign is currently underway with the strapline 'FGM is child abuse'.

Forced marriage

Forced Marriage is when pressure or abuse is used to make someone marry against their will.

How to make an online referral

Professionals should use the new online referral form to submit safeguarding concerns to the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH).

Mental health

There are two useful websites to help professionals, practitioners and any adult working with children that are experiencing mental health issues.

Online Safety

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

Prevent Myth Busters

Prevent Myth Busting videos.

Reducing Parental Conflict

Here you will find details on how Northamptonshire is responding to Reducing Parental Conflict.

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.

Signs of Safety

Signs of Safety is an internationally successful model which will transform the way we work with children and families across Northamptonshire.

Tackling CSE Toolkit for Voluntary Organisations

Staff within local voluntary and community groups working with children and young people are ideally placed to identify Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE).

Training for the Voluntary Sector

NSCB offers free safeguarding training for staff that work in the voluntary sector and have contact with children and young people.

Violent Extremism and Radicalisation

The NSCB has produced information on the procedures for identifying and dealing with the growing threat to children and young people vulnerable to violent extremism and radicalisation.

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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