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Whilst we work through unprecedented change due to the coronavirus pandemic, please be assured that safeguarding children in Hampshire continues to remain a priority. Although our working practises may have changed, the Partnership continues to operate as normal.

A list of resources and guidance for professionals and parents/carers during the current Covid-19 situation can be found below. This will be updated regularly.

Safeguarding children during lockdown

Concerned for a Child?

Support for Parents – black and white

Support for Parents – colour

Support for Young People – black and white

Support for Young People – colour

Child illnesses/injuries

NHS advise for parents: A Special COVID-19 message

Child Protection Conferences

COVID-19: CPC Information and key principles for Partners

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

Government Guidance: COVID-19: How DBS is supporting the fight against coronavirus

COVID-19 DBS Checks Flowchart

Safeguarding and DBS Factsheet: FAQs

Domestic Abuse

Stop Domestic Abuse HDAS COVID-19 Extension of Advice Line Hours

Domestic Abuse COVID briefing for schools

Hampshire Domestic Abuse Service: Domestic Abuse Support

Hampshire Domestic Abuse Partnership: Covid-19 – Information and updates to service provision 

Hampshire Police – Domestic Abuse response – COVID-19

Covid-19 DA Leaflet A4 Colour

Covid-19 DA Leaflet A5

Education and Safeguarding Children

Hampshire & IOW Psychology: Telephone support line for education staff and parents

Supporting vulnerable children and young people during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak – actions for educational providers and other partners

Domestic abuse COVID briefing for schools

NSPCC: Coronavirus (COVID-19) briefing: safeguarding guidance and information for schools

Safe4Me: Covid-19: Supporting Education and Safeguarding Children

Health Visiting

Delivering the Healthy Child Programme during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Working with Vulnerable Families

Mental Health and Wellbeing

How to Cope After Covid

Children & Young People – CYP Crisis Line

Southern Health: Family Wellbeing Pack during COVID

Guidance for parents and carers on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

COVID-19: guidance for the public on mental health and wellbeing

CAMHS: Coronavirus; help, support and advice

Online Safety

Digital Safety During Covid 19

Government Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Staying Safe Online

Primary Care

COVID-19: Guidance and Resources for the Postnatal 8-Week Check

Private Fostering

HSCP guidance on private fostering

Safer Sleep Advice for Babies

The Lullaby Trust: Coronavirus (COVID-19) and caring for your baby

Safeguarding Adults

Hampshire Safeguarding Adults Board: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Hub

Hampshire County Council: Coronavirus (COVID-19) – helping Hampshire residents most in need