1. Keeping safe at Halloween

    30 October, 2018

    Put safety first this Halloween to make sure it is a night for treats not tragedies   Fancy dress costumes Parents should be aware of the potential dangers of their children wearing fancy dress costumes, either shop bought or home-made, if they’re around fireworks, sparklers, or open flames (such as pumpkins with candles). If a child is wearing […]

  2. Free VOXY Domestic Abuse event for young people on Friday 26th October

    23 October, 2018

    Please share the poster and BOOK PLACES for young people ASAP…

  3. Unseen App to report modern slavery

    19 October, 2018

    The UK-wide Modern Slavery Helpline, which is operated by Unseen, was established in the autumn of 2016. New figures show dramatic increases in contacts to the Helpline during the first six months of 2018 (Jan-June) compared to the same period in 2017. In Summer 2018 Unseen released the Unseen App to make reporting to the […]

  4. New housing network to aid protection of adults and children from abuse

    The Oxfordshire Safeguarding Children Board and Safeguarding Adult Board Housing Network held its first meeting on Wednesday 3rd of October. The network brings together professionals from the Oxfordshire children and adult safeguarding boards and around 40 housing providers across the county to share concerns, advice and best practice with each other. See here for further info.    

  5. 10th October 2018 World Mental Health Day

    10 October, 2018

    The theme if this years World Mental Health Day is Young People and Mental Health in a Changing World. Imagine growing up in our world today. Imagine dealing with human rights violations, wars and violence in the home, schools and businesses on a regular basis. Young people are spending most of their day on the internet […]

  6. Introducing OSCB’s new Independent Chair

    27 September, 2018

    Oxfordshire Safeguarding Children Board is pleased to inform you that we have a new Independent Chair, Richard Simpson, who joined us as of the 1st September. Richard is currently the Assistant Director for Children’s Services for Barnardo’s, where he has strategic and operational responsibility for 200 staff including early help, emotional health and wellbeing, child […]

  7. OSCB Annual Report 2017-18

    7 September, 2018

    7th September 2018 The OSCB Annual Report has been published and can be accessed via the following link: OSCB Annual Report 2017-18

  8. Safer Together Conference (Protective Behaviours)

    6 September, 2018

    Conference Date: 14th September                                            Time 9:30 – 3:30 Venue: Unipart                                                                                 Cost: £50   Aim This conference aims to introduce partner agencies to the ‘Safer Together’ exploitation preventative strategy which has been devised to be delivered in schools across Oxfordshire. It will enable participants to gain a good understanding of protective behaviours and the application of […]

  9. Domestic Abuse Pathway for Young People & Training

    The Oxfordshire Domestic Abuse Pathway for Young People was first rolled out in 2016 in response to the findings of the Child J combined DHR/SCR. Following a multi- agency review, the Pathway has been redeveloped to take account of the findings from the review, changes in local policy and practice and changes to the law […]

  10. Missing Appointments Matter

    5 September, 2018

    NHS Nottingham City CCG have commissioned a video animation called Missing Appointments Matter which is aimed at raising awareness about the consequences of missing appointments and to ensure that children and adults get the medical care that they need.  Please click here to watch the animation, a subtitled version of the video is also available here.  The animation is a follow-on from […]