New guidance published on keeping children safe from abuse and harm
We have jointly published new guidance with the Home Office, the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, and Public Health England on keeping children safe from abuse and harm. This guidance brings together sources of information about the main risks children may be vulnerable to during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and signposts you to help and support available.
The guidance can be found here.
The DFE Coronavirus helpline is available to answer questions about COVID-19 relating to education and children’s social care. Staff, parents and young people can contact this helpline by calling:
Phone: 0800 046 8687 (Opening hours: 8am to 6pm – Monday to Friday, 10am to 6pm - Saturday to Sunday)
If you have significant concern regarding a vulnerable pupil please contact MASH: 01904 551900, out of hours: 0845 0349417
If parents have questions regarding childcare, i.e. OOSC/PVI please go to: FIS@york.gov.uk
Any other issues, clarification or information please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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