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Things you should know 
November 2015

Do you know what we do?
The City & Hackney Safeguarding Children Board is responsible for co-ordinating and ensuring the effectiveness of child safeguarding. Details of who we are, what we do and how we do it is available on the CHSCB website and can be found HERE.
CHSCB Annual Report 2014/15
The CHSCB annual report for 2014/15 is a transparent assessment on the effectiveness of safeguarding and the promotion of child welfare across the City of London and the London Borough of Hackney.

Read it HERE
Exploitation Helpline
0808 800 5000
On 3rd November 215, Hackney CYPS and the NSPCC, in conjunction with the City and Hackney Safeguarding Board and its partners, launched a campaign appealing to adults in particular to share any concerns they have about the exploitation of Hackney children and young people.

See the CHSCB video supporting this campaign HERE
Hackney FAST Protocol
The First Access Screening Team (FAST) has released its Operational Protocol providing all the information you need about how this multi-agency initiative operates.

Find it on the protocols, guidance and procedures page on the CHSCB website.
Say Something if You See Something
The Hackney Youth Parliament, working in partnership with the Safer Neighbourhood Board and the CHSCB announced the launch of a campaign to tackle Child Sexual Exploitation at their recent Youth Conference held on 14 November 2015. The campaign will begin in early 2016.

Find out more HERE
Hackney MASE - Harmful Sexual Behaviours
Terms of reference have recently been agreed by the CSE & Missing Working Group on how Multi-Agency Sexual Exploitation (MASE) meetings can be used for young people demonstrating harmful sexual behaviours.

All relevant MASE guidance is available HERE.
CHSCB Training
Please see our training calendar for forthcoming events over the next few months. All CHSCB training is free of charge and available to all staff and volunteers working in the City of London and Hackney.