1. The Truth Project update

    28 June, 2019

    The Truth Project is now open in Oxfordshire for victims of historic abuse to share their experiences and be heard. “I was heard. I was believed! I can’t change my past but I can shape my future. Just telling my story and people who understood and believed lifted the black cloud from my memories. I am […]

  2. Self-Harm Leaflet

    26 June, 2019

    Please see below for the recently produced leaflet on Self-Harm Data on Children and Young People in England and Guidance on Information Sharing. Self-Harm Leaflet Please share widely in your settings.  

  3. Change of venue – Working with fathers and other male care givers 24/06/19

    23 June, 2019

    The OSCB has had to change the venue for the training course, ‘Working with fathers and other male care givers’, on Monday 24/06/19. The course will now be held at Unipart, Garsington Road, OX4 2PG. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause. All delegates should have been contacted by by phone and emal last week.

  4. The Truth Project

    23 May, 2019

    Let’s put an end to child sexual abuse. The Truth Project is giving people who experienced sexual abuse as children the chance to be heard, their input will help make meaningful recommendations to help prevent sexual abuse in the future. The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) was set up in 2015 to investigate organisations and institutions that have failed […]

  5. Water and window safety in warm weather

    22 May, 2019

    As the weather is getting warmer, please can you cascade this water safety video clip across your organisations and share widely, especially over the spring and summer months. The CCG East of Berkshire produced the following short video clip in 2017 in response to increasing concerns about the distractions of mobile phones in particular and how use of electronic […]

  6. SAFE! Conference “Interrupted Childhood: Exploring Young Experiences of Domestic Abuse”

    Tickets are now on sale for SAFE!’s Conference “Interrupted Childhood: Exploring Young Experiences of Domestic Abuse”, which takes place on Monday 17 June from 9.30am to 4pm at Oxford Town Hall. This one day conference will bring together multi-agency professionals to consider the impact of domestic abuse on children and young people, and explore practical responses and […]

  7. Turning Point Training 2019/20

    Throughout the year Turning Point will be running numerous training sessions across the county, and would value your input. So if you are interested in any of the free sessions available, please see Turning Point Training 2019-20 for further information and details of booking.  

  8. Child Drug Exploitation video

    Witney Family Solutions Service, with help from Thames Valley Police, have produced a short video for teenagers and parents explaining how criminals are exploiting children in Oxfordshire to sell drugs. Please see below and share widely with your teams  

  9. Recruitment of interpreters for the purpose of re-trafficking victims

    The Salvation Army have advised vigilance following a possible instance in London of gangs recruiting interpreters for the purpose of re-trafficking victims during face to face appointments. A situation occurred with one of their victims in London and hence they wanted to alert all relevant networks to be vigilant when using interpreters in case this is […]

  10. Oxfordshire’s new multi-agency safeguarding arrangements

    20 May, 2019

    Today Oxfordshire Safeguarding Children Board publishes its new multi-agency safeguarding arrangements. Top ranking officers in Oxfordshire to be directly responsible for children’s safety  The highest ranking officers in the police, local government and the health service in Oxfordshire are to make themselves directly responsible for arrangements shared by key organisations in Oxfordshire that oversee the safety of […]