Childrens Trusts

HM Government information sharing guidance

Set of resources providing clear guidance for practitioners on when and how they may share information legally and professionally about an individual with whom they are in contact.

Children of prisoners : custody

Video highlighting the sorts of problems children experience when a parent is in custody and what helps them. It points to the uneven nature of service provision and how some voluntary agencies and Children's Trusts are providing help. Parents who have been in prison and parents left at home discuss their experiences.

Child protection plans revealed

BBC news report on the announcement of new child protection measures following the Baby P case.

Commissioning and the community sector: how community sector organisations can be ready for commissioning

‘Commissioning’ is a word that is increasingly heard by those who work with children, young people and their families. This publication has been written specifically for community organisations to help them understand commissioning and seize the opportunities that this process affords. These include the opportunity to use their local knowledge to shape services for children and young people, as well as being funded to deliver those services.

Transport guidance : supporting access to positive activities - a version for young people

Leaflet outlining some of the problems children and young people can encounter when using public transport and containing advice for Children's Trusts and transport planners on how to ensure young people have good access to transport to allow them to travel to where positive activities are going on.

Are we there yet? : improving governance and resource management in children's trusts

Report assessing the progress being made by local councils and partner organisations in developing children's trusts, identifying the difficulties encountered and giving recommendations on the way forward.