The Somerset Safeguarding Children Partnership (SSCP) was pleased to run a series of successful online events (21-25 June 2021) to hear from SSCP stakeholders and provide updates on partnership activity for Somerset’s children, young people and families.

Click on the links below to watch the recordings of the sessions:

Have Your Say! Somerset Plan for Children, Young People and Families 2022-25

With presentations from: Somerset Youth Parliament, SSCP Youth Forum, Caroline Dowson (SSCP Business Manager) and Fiona Phur (Participation & Partnership Manager, SCC)

No Excuse For Domestic Abuse: Responding, supporting and planning for the future


Domestic Abuse in Somerset – Lucy McCready, Public Health 

Youth Protection & Empowerment- Domestic Abuse – Somerset Youth Parliament MYP Hanna Wittek

Domestic Abuse: How Avon & Somerset Police are responding, supporting and planning for the future – Victoria Caple & Sharon Baker

Family Solutions Somerset: Six months on…

Presented by Becky Hopkins (Head of Assessment and Safeguarding, SCC) and Jayne Shelbourn-Barrow (Strategic Manager CLA & Leaving Care, SCC)

Somerset: A Child Friendly County…

With presentations from Dr Mark Peel (SCCP Independent Scrutineer) and Steve Walker (former Leeds DCS)

Child Friendly Cities Initiative UNICEF