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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? leaflet

Support for Parents leaflet – black and white version

Support for Parents leaflet – colour version

Support for Young People leaflet – black and white version

Support for Young People leaflet – colour version

Bereavement and Loss

Bereavement and Loss: Support for Children and Young People leaflet 

Community Safeguarding

Home Office: English safeguarding leaflet – WEB

Home Office: English safeguarding leaflet – PRINT

The Children’s Society child abuse poster

Child illnesses/injuries

Healthier Together – COVID-19

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

Briefing for local partners on Ask for ANI domestic abuse codeword scheme

Stop Domestic Abuse Adolescent to Parent Abuse Group Work

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


Hampshire Domestic Abuse Service Advice Line
Tel: 03300 165 112 weekdays 9.30am-5.30pm (5pm Fridays)

Men’s Advice Line
The Men’s Advice Line is a confidential helpline for male victims of domestic abuse and those supporting them.
Tel: 0808 801 0327

Mankind Initiative
Confidential helpline for male victims. www.mankind.org.uk
Tel: 01823 334244

YOU Trust refuge, Dorset
Offers a service to support people from LGBTQ+ and BAME communities, male victims and women with older boys who would not be able to access most refuge spaces.
Tel: 0800 032 5204
Email: youfirst@theyoutrust.org.uk

Drug and Alcohol Misuse

Inclusion Recovery Hampshire: IRH Restoration Bulletin

HSCP Practitioner Guide: Substance Misuse Services in Hampshire

Education and Safeguarding Children

Government guidance and support: Education and childcare

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

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

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 on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing

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

Home Visiting During COVID-19 Assessment Tool

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

Young Carers

Guidance for young carers and young adult carers: providing care during coronavirus

HSCP Virtual Meeting Guidelines 

Virtual Meeting Guidelines for Chairs and Participants