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The SSCP is pleased to be running the SSCP Forum Week, 21-25 June 2021! This is a series of FREE online events being held to hear from SSCP stakeholders and provide updates on partnership activity for children and young people. Visit the SSCP Forum Week 2021 page to find out more and book your place!

The refreshed Somerset Neglect Strategy has now been published (24th May 2021)

The new SSCP Training Programme for 2021-22 is now on the Training Page. We’re really excited about all of the new courses available, with more courses soon to be announced! Take a look now! 

A new one minute guide: Top Tips for a Team Around the Family (TAF) has been published (23rd March 2021)

Somerset’s Pre-birth Planning Toolkit has been updated with the new Discharge Planning Meeting Template and Pre-birth Safeguarding and Support Plan.  The shortcut to the page with all pre-birth planning resources is: (19th March 2021)

Additional training dates included in the updated SSCP Training Programme, including additional Working Together dates, with Saturday Update Courses and redesigned Safer Recruitment & Allegations Management Training (18th December, 2020)

The SSCP webpages for parents and carers have been updated, and a new page on child safety is now available (25th November, 2020)

We have a statutory duty to co-ordinate how agencies work together to safeguard and promote the well being of children and young people in Somerset and to ensure the effectiveness of the safeguarding arrangements.

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Children and Young People

Advice about friendships, having relationships and what to do if you are worried or scared.


Parents and Carers

Safeguarding information and resources for people with or working with children and young people.

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