1. New On-Line Portal for reporting Child Deaths goes live on 1 April 2019

    1 April, 2019

    On 1 April 2019 a new on-line system called eCDOP will go live across Sussex. From this date any death of a West Sussex, East Sussex or Brighton and Hove resident child is to be reported via the eCDOP on-line portal.  You can access this portal by clicking eCDOP. For further information please contact Maggie Pugh Pan […]

  2. 1ST APRIL 2019 – IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT CONTACT DETAILS FOR MASH

    27 March, 2019

    IMPORTANT: New Email contact for the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub MASH.  From the 1st April West Sussex County Council will now longer be using the GCSX email account system.  Therefore from 00:01 on 1st April 2019 all emails into MASH should be sent to MASH@westsussex.gov.uk It is important to ensure that all emails to MASH are […]

  3. Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Awareness Day

    15 March, 2019

    CSE Awareness Day is on March 18th 2019. Click here to read more. Click here to find out more about contextual safeguarding Click here to read a guide for professionals around using appropriate language when discussing the exploitation of children and young people

  4. WSCC Stay Safe Parents and Carers Session held in partnership with NSPCC & Barnardo’s

    6 March, 2019

    Parenting can be tricky at times; especially as children develop into adolescence and beyond. Click HERE for more information on this session for parents and carers on Thursday 14th March and click HERE for information on the same session on Monday 18th March. Places are limited so please share!

  5. Important Information about West Sussex County Council Emails

    28 February, 2019

    West Sussex County Council Email Info update PDF

  6. Online Safety Calendar! Plan your online safeguarding work for the year ahead!

    11 January, 2019

    Safer Internet! Online Safety Calendar

  7. Resource for Young People – Worried About Yourself or Someone Else Poster

    9 January, 2019

    Recently developed in response to the low number of self referrals from young people this poster has been developed to display in youth centres, schools and other places that young people will see the information. If you are a professional, why not put this information on the back of toilet doors so that young people […]

  8. A Reminder To All Professionals – Children Missing Education

    14 December, 2018

    Letter to colleagues – Children not in School December 2018

  9. Are you aware of any young person who may be using MDMA or Ecstasy?

    2 August, 2018

    If you are aware of any young people using MDMA/ecstasy it would be good to have a conversation with them about the potential risks. Click here to view the poster, which includes photographs, support advice and contact details.

  10. Get Safe Online Parent Campaign: Social Media Activity

    17 July, 2018

    With Christmas now over and many children and young people receiving new phones, more time may be spent online playing games, chatting or viewing a range of social media platforms. Use the resources below to inform parents how to support the safety of their children / young people online. Get Safe Online Parent Campaign 2018 – […]