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Made of Money – A Course for Parents

This course by Hope Harrow is for every parent who feels they would like to spend less and try and save . If you would like to find out how to manage your household budget more effectively then this is the course for you. Click to enlarge Starting:  Thursday 13th September 2018 NO SESSION 27th September Finishes  Thursday … Continue reading Made of Money – A Course for Parents

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Reducing Child Drowning in London

Public Health England have produced  a summary that describes key facts about child drowning and how to prevent or reduce it here.  

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The National FGM Centre

The National FGM Centre are working in Harrow and should be alerted to any cases where female genital mutilation, breast flattening or child abuse linked to faith or belief are raised as a concern. Further information regarding these harmful traditional practices, including best practice and quality assured research, can be found here. Contact Stephanie Mintern on 07857 699883 … Continue reading The National FGM Centre

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GDPR Guidance from the London Child Protection Procedures Editorial Board

The Editorial Board of the London Child Protection Procedures has considered what changes are required to the Procedures to ensure compliance with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) – implemented through the Data Protection Act 2018. As a result, the Board recommends that ‘legal obligation’ and ‘public task’ (as defined in the GDPR) are relied … Continue reading GDPR Guidance from the London Child Protection Procedures Editorial Board

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Together With Families – Spring into Harrow

Looking for work or training? Need some extra support? Come to a FREE networking event and find out what services Harrow can offer you and your family. Meet staff and volunteers from services across Harrow, get free advice, ask questions and find out how they can help you while networking with other Harrow families. Contact togetherwithfamilies@harrow.gov.uk … Continue reading Together With Families – Spring into Harrow

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National CSE Awareness Day 2018

National CSE Awareness Day 2018 – Key Messages The 18th March 2018 is National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day. Child sexual exploitation is a form of child sexual abuse. It occurs where an individual or group takes advantage of an imbalance of power to coerce, manipulate or deceive a child or young person under the … Continue reading National CSE Awareness Day 2018

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Together With Families Employment Support Service

Together With Families Employment Advisors work with Harrow Council’s Xcite team to support parents and young people into jobs and training.  By working in Harrow Council’s Xcite team they can access resources and expertise including construction specialist, skills-building and mentoring.  Further details are available here. Together With Families Employment Surgeries Are you working with a family where there … Continue reading Together With Families Employment Support Service

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HSCB & HSAB Joint Annual Conference 2nd February 2018

We are now taking bookings for the HSCB & HSAB 2018 Joint Conference on Sexual Abuse Within the Family – Still a Hidden Agenda at Harrow Arts Centre on Friday 2nd February 2018. There will be a range of keynote speakers and the following workshops to attend: 1 Exploring Good Practice and Not-So-Good Practice at different stages … Continue reading HSCB & HSAB Joint Annual Conference 2nd February 2018

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Annual Conference – 2nd February 2018

Harrow LSCB & LSAB Annual Conference 2nd February 2018 – SAVE THE DATE! Following the success of this year’s joint Safeguarding Children Board & Safeguarding Adults Board Annual Conference on domestic violence across the generations, we are currently organising next year’s joint conference. The subject of the 2018 joint conference will be Sexual Abuse Within … Continue reading Annual Conference – 2nd February 2018

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Keeping families together

The Together with Families Programme is launching the Keeping Families Together (Edge of Care) Service for 12 months.   The new service will be operational and live from Monday 31st July 2017 and so far the response and enthusiasm for the service has been excellent.   What is the Keeping Families Together Service?   The … Continue reading Keeping families together

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Harrow Youth Offer

Please see Harrow Youth Offer here.

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Norbury School- FGM awareness video campaign

To raise awareness of Female genital mutilation (FGM), Norbury School have  created a successful video campaign. See link below for the FGM video: http://www.norbury.harrow.sch.uk/fgm/fgm-awareness-video The school had six months of regular meetings with stakeholders including health services, children’s services, their parent group, the voluntary sector, the police, cluster schools and charities to understand the facts, … Continue reading Norbury School- FGM awareness video campaign

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Revised: Quality of Care and neglect toolkit

  Revised version of Quality of Care and Neglect Toolkit available to use now The Quality of Care and Neglect Toolkit has been devised to be used when concerned about a child being neglected. Quality of Care and Neglect Toolkit- Introduction Quality of Care and Neglect Toolkit- Guidance Quality of Care and Neglect Toolkit- Checklist The Quality … Continue reading Revised: Quality of Care and neglect toolkit

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New- Model Safeguarding and Child Protection policy and procedures for schools

A new HSCB model child protection and safeguarding policy and procedure has been produced in collaboration with local schools to reflect the government’s revised guidance ‘ Keeping Children Safe in Education’ 2016 and local arrangements’.  It is hoped this will prove useful for schools in the annual review of their internal policies. Model Safeguarding and … Continue reading New- Model Safeguarding and Child Protection policy and procedures for schools

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Together with families newsletter

Together With Families is an ambitious multipartner programme that aims to support families with multiple and complex needs. Newsletter- July 2016

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NEW: Community Eating Disorder Service for Children and Young People

There is a new Community Eating Disorder Service for children and young people with a suspected or confirmed eating disorder, based at South Kensington and Chelsea Mental Health Centre. Children and young people can also be seen from other sites within North West London Boroughs. Who is the Service For? The service is for children … Continue reading NEW: Community Eating Disorder Service for Children and Young People

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Harrow Voluntary & Community Sector Forum Meeting (27/07/15)

The Voluntary and Community Sector Forum brings together local groups, organisations, community workers and partners to identify local issues of mutual interest and need, and work collaboratively to find solutions. Next meeting: Date/Time: 27th July 2015, from 10am to 12pm Location: Committee Room 1 & 2, Harrow Civic Centre, Station Road, HA1 2X Key Documents: Agenda … Continue reading Harrow Voluntary & Community Sector Forum Meeting (27/07/15)

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