Children and young people

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Resource: Advice for Young Parents

The Young Parents’ Advice website shares practical and legal information to help young parents and expectant young parents to keep their children safely with them. 

Resources: Children and Self-Harming

Safeguarding Children’s E-Academy has produced a free resource pack that aims to help raise awareness of the issues surrounding children and young people who are affected by self-harming and provides guidance on where to access support. 

Report on VCSE Organisations and Children and Mental Health Services

Youth Access have released a report about VCSE organisations experiences of the CAMHS (Children and Mental Health Services) Transformation Programme.

Do you work with families in West Norfolk who are in need of a helping hand? (West Norfolk)

NCT co-ordinate a clothing bank for children aged 3 months to 5 years. 

West Norfolk drop-in advice clinics

In October and November Community Action Norfolk (CAN) will be holding free drop-in info sessions across West Norfolk for any voluntary and community groups that need practical support.

The Matthew Project Launch Unity Service (Countywide)

The Matthew Project’s Unity service provides information and support to parents and carers of children who are using drugs and/or alcohol or are affected by someone else’s use of drugs and /or alcohol.

Employment Opportunity: Young Carers’ Support Worker – West Norfolk Carers (King’s Lynn)

West Norfolk Carers is a busy charity supporting unpaid family carers of all ages. They are currently seeking to appoint a Young Carers Support Worker. 

One Stop’s Carriers for Causes Grants - Applications welcomed on a rolling basis

Grants of up to £1,000 are available to projects within two miles of a One Stop shop that benefit their local community. 

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks and Acquittals

A DBS Checks provides employers with a certificate showing their employee’s (including volunteers) criminal records.  There are three levels of disclosure; basic, standard and enhanced.  

VCSE Devolution Round-Table 20th June

Community Action Norfolk are hosting a devolution round table event in partnership with Norfolk County Council. The event will take place on Monday 20th June 1000-1200 at Community Action Norfolk’s offices in Dereham


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