Voluntary, Community and Faith Sector Partners

Harrow SCB Green Book (Harrow Safeguarding Children Guidance)

This Guidance should be used by all organisations and groups in the voluntary and community sector (VCS) providing information, advice and/or support to children, young people and/or families, whether or not they are registered as a charity with the Charity Commission.

It applies to all VCS staff and volunteers, including trustees, committee members, senior management, religious leaders, students on work placements and sessional workers.

The Green Book 2017

The Guidance contains a model policy statement and a policy and procedure document, which can be adopted by organisations that work with children, young people and/or families, which is available in an amendable format here.   

The Safeguarding Outreach Team

The Safeguarding Outreach Team for the Local Safeguarding Children Board, provide the following services to the community, voluntary, faith and private sector:

  • Certified Level 2 working Together to Safeguard Children and Young people training.
  • Certified Level 3 Nominated Safeguarding Person(NSP) often known as designated officer training.
  • Referrals to the Level 4 Allegation Against Person training
  • Quarterly Children & Young Peoples Forum.
  • One to one support with policy procedure & guidance
  • Quarterly safeguarding newsletter
  • In House training for organisations with 12 or more staff or volunteers.

If you would like more information or would like to access one of the above services please call or email the Outreach Team on the following details:

Safeguarding Outreach Team and CSE Champions

Voluntary Action Harrow Co-op

Asia Chetouani asiachetouani@voluntaryactionharrow.org.uk

Sue Bush suebush@voluntaryactionharrow.org.uk

Telephone: 020 8861 5894

Voluntary Action Harrow Co-operative’s upcoming training and events

Upcoming Training and Events 2018

Safeguarding Training Dates 2018-2019

NSPCC Safeguarding Self Assessment Tool for Organisations Working with Children and Young People

Useful resources and a safeguarding self assessment tool for voluntary and other organisations working with children and young people are available at NSPCC Safeguarding Tool.

If you need further local advice please contact HSCB at lscb@harrow.gov.uk or Voluntary Action Harrow Co-Op using the contact details above.

Parental Support

HOPE (Harrow) is a local charity providing support to parents and carers through one to one parent mentoring, courses and workshops.  All of our services are designed to support and encourage families to feel valued and build upon existing skills to improve communication, develop self-esteem and to reduce tension with the aim of enhancing the general well-being of the family. Our Facilitators and Mentors are all accredited and offer a supportive, non-judgmental and confidential service. Parent mentoring is available in a range of local languages. If you are interested in any of the services that HOPE offers please contact us on:  0208 863 7319  or info@hopeharrow.org.uk

For further information:

Hope Services for Parents

Hope Parenting Course

What to do if you are worried about a child. To discuss concerns or make a referral: