Safeguarding Awareness Week is Everyone’s Business

Last Updated: July 5, 2018

We are joining forces with South Yorkshire partners during this year’s Safeguarding Awareness week to reinforce the message across the region that ‘safeguarding is everyone’s business.’

Starting on Monday 9 July there will be a week of workshops and events happening to inform the public and professionals about how to protect our most vulnerable residents.

A silver gong for Doncaster care leavers

Last Updated: July 10, 2018

Two ‘Rising Stars’ from Doncaster Children’s Services Trust have scooped a top accolade in a national awards ceremony.

Care leavers turned young apprentices with the Trust, Becci Coole and Mica Ferrol, received a silver award when they attended a glittering ceremony in London after being shortlisted by judges as ‘Rising Stars’ at the MJ Local Government Achievement Awards.

Joining them were the Trust’s bosses, who were shortlisted for the Senior Leadership Team award.

Trust chosen for national project

Last Updated: July 25, 2018

Doncaster Children’s Services Trust has been selected to become part of a newly-launched government initiative to help achieve better outcomes for children, young people and families across the country.

They are one of 21 local authorities and trusts delivering children’s social care to be selected to become first-wave partners with the new What Works Centre for Children’s Social Care.

This aims to bring together the best available evidence in the field for frontline workers and decision makers in the children’s social care sector.

Care leavers have a ‘wheelie’ good weekend in London

Last Updated: July 31, 2018

Pedal power was the name of the game for a group of Doncaster Children’s Services Trust care leavers when they took part in the seventh annual Ride London national cycling festival at the weekend.

The trio, led by Personal Advisor from the Trust’s 18+ services, Alex Stevenson, joined forces as a team with three young people from the Flying Futures project, their leader Bobby Johnson and former Olympic swimmer James Kirton, for the 46-mile route around the capital.

“We feel like we have our town back. We would like to thank you and the police for the work you are doing. People are now feeling they can come into town again.”

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