Tag Archives: families

Safer homes for Somerset children: together we’ve got this!

Somerset County and partners are supporting National Child Safety Week 2018 (4-10th June 2018) to help keep children safe at home. The Council is working with Somerset and Devon Fire and Rescue Service to continue to make homes in Somerset safer.   Families may be eligible for free home safety and fire safety equipment. The team […]

Launch of new Threshold guidance aims to embed Early Help

The Somerset Safeguarding Children Board (SSCB) is today launching new guidance for professionals and managers to make sure help is available for children, young people and families as soon as it’s needed. The guidance aims to further establish the principles of Early Help for all those who support children, young people and their families in […]

On your marks, ‘getset’, go!

An exciting new approach to supporting families and children launches in Somerset this week. ‘getset’ is the County Council’s new name for Early Help Services – the help and support available to children, young people and families. It’s also a new approach to close partnership working, built on the principle that a little help at […]