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COVID-19

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


Bereavement and Loss

Bereavement and Loss: Support for Children and Young People


Community Safeguarding

Home Office: English safeguarding leaflet – WEB

Home Office: English safeguarding leaflet – PRINT

The Children’s Society child abuse poster


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 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

Helplines:

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

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 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