Devon & Cornwall Police Issue Guidelines about Missing Persons

Devon & Cornwall Police clarify their position regarding Missing Persons during Covid-19.

“The police are entitled to expect parents and carers, including staff acting in a parenting role in care homes, to accept normal parenting responsibilities and undertake reasonable actions to try and establish the whereabouts of the individual. Children who are breaching parental discipline should not be dealt with by police unless there are other risks.  Once those enquiries have been completed, it may be appropriate to record the child as missing and take actions set out in national police guidance”

Preparing for Adulthood

Pressure on Adult Social Care has increased due to the coronavirus and this is impacting the way they can support the transition of young people to adult services. DCC have provided an update which states…..

FREE Thrive activities to do with your children and young people

Running out of ideas? Play is so important for children (and their parents), especially with increased anxiety due to the coronavirus. It’s been a long time to be entertaining your children during the current restrictions. Great ideas are available from Thrive to help bring connection, calm and well-being to your children. If you want to explore these activities further, contact our THRIVE practitioner, Jean Daniels at jean@communitylinks-sw.co.uk or phone 0776345907.

JOB VACANCY with Young Carers

Check out the link for information about a job vacancy for a Young Carers Lead Practitioner https://www.indeed.co.uk/viewjob?t=young+carers+lead+practitioner+southern&jk=a8682325f711731b&_ga=2.22554814.46403710.1590148030-64242386.1585296185  

FREE Solihull Online Parenting Course

An amazing opportunity!

This course is for ALL parents who wish to communicate more effectively with their children. There is a course for all age groups and it is an evidenced based course which Community Links normally provides face to face. If you are wondering whether these courses are for you, the answer is that they will benefit ALL parents. 

Devon Carers Cards Available

To help reduce the anxiety of being challenged when out, Devon Young Carers are providing cards for young carers.

Okehampton United Charity launch C-19 hardship fund

Okehampton United Charity launch C-19 hardship fund
 The trustees of Okehampton United Charity are pleased to announce the launch of a fund to help those suffering hardship in the current pandemic circumstances.