1. Whole Family Working Strategy & Thresholds Consultation

    6 February, 2018

    Our Consultation on the draft Whole Family Working and Threshold Strategy will be open from Tuesday 6 February to Friday 2 March 2018.  We very much look forward to hearing from you and receiving your feedback to help in taking this work forward. Working Together 2017 makes clear the responsibility of all agencies to work together to […]

  2. Learning from Domestic Homicide Reviews: Implications for Practice

    29 January, 2018

    The Safe in the City partnership are holding some FREE briefing sessions to focus on the lessons learnt from a Domestic Homicide Review which was conducted on a murder in Brighton & Hove in 2016. The learning has particular relevance to professionals with an interest in work with younger victims, as well as the identification and response to stalking […]

  3. Board Briefing: Winter 17-18

    26 January, 2018

    The last Local Children Safeguarding Board meeting for 2017 took place on Thursday 7 December 2017, and was the first official meeting for our new Independent Chair, Chris Robson. The Board were pleased to welcome the Education Safeguarding Officer to present the report from the annual Safeguarding in Schools audits, and we heard about how […]

  4. Safer Internet Day 2017

    22 January, 2018

    Safer Internet Day 2018 takes place on Tuesday 6 February 2018. The theme for this year is ‘Create, Connect and Share Respect: A better internet starts with you’ which will bring people together across the world to celebrate the positive power of the internet. The day offers the opportunity to highlight positive uses of technology and […]

  5. International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM

    The International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation takes place on  6 February 2017. Female Genital Mutilation – FGM, is sometimes referred to as Female Circumcision or Cutting, and is defined by the World Health Organisation as the range of procedures which involve ‘the partial or complete removal of the external female genitalia or other injury to the female […]

  6. Regency Road Open Events

    21 January, 2018

    The Adolescent Services based in Regency Road are holding the following open days for professionals to come and find out more about the support they offer on: Tuesday 6 March, 2pm-4pm Tuesday 8 May, 9.30am-11.30am Wednesday 4 July, 10am 12noon Monday 10 September, 2pm-4pm Wednesday 7 November, 10am-12noon If you would like to attend one […]

  7. Safeguarding Children with Disabilities

    19 January, 2018

    The LSCB’s Monitoring & Evaluation Subcommittee commissioned a Multi-Agency Audit to look at whether a robust and timely service is provided to disabled children who are in need of protection in Brighton & Hove, and whether we are making a difference. Agencies from accross the city took part in this audit, and you can read more […]

  8. Yearly Round Up

    15 December, 2017

    This year has been a busy one for Brighton & Hove Local Safeguarding Children Board. In our final newsletter of 2017 we reflect on the work of the safeguarding partnership over the past 12 months and look ahead to the coming year. In November we welcomed our next Independent Chair Chris Robson, who brings a […]

  9. Safeguarding Sussex Week: Complex Families

    1 December, 2017

    This year’s Learning Together week runs from Monday 27 November -Friday 1 December 2017 and there will be a variety of events to spotlight and debate some of the most important issues in our city which affect individuals, their families and the wider community. This year the Safeguarding Week is being held in conjunction with our partners from […]

  10. Safeguarding Spotlight: Homelessness

    30 November, 2017

    The Safeguarding Adults Board have conducted a multi agency audit to look at the safeguarding responses to homeless adults in Brighton & Hove. The audit assessed whether the needs of vulnerable people who self-neglect, misuse substances, have come to the recent attention of Police, have poor mental health and/or have had a recent health crisis, are being appropriately […]