County lines is a major, cross-cutting issue involving drugs, violence, gangs, safeguarding, criminal and sexual exploitation, modern slavery, and missing persons. County lines activity and the associated violence, drug dealing and exploitation has a devastating impact on young people, vulnerable adults and local communities.
The following 7 minute briefings are now available to access via the resources webpage:
- Harmful Sexual Behaviour
The North Wales Safeguarding Boards Annual Business Plans for 2018/19 have been published and can be found here:
The final version of the new regional Children’s Services Referral Form and Supporting Guidance for Practitioners can be found below.
- Implementation will be live from the 1st April 2018
The North Wales Safer Communities Board have given their backing to a new strategy to tackle violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence.
Colin Everett, Chief Executive of Flintshire County Council says “North Wales has a proud record of working as a region to common purpose and this strategy embodies a renewed set of commitments to work differently to prevent violence and domestic abuse. This is a top priority for us all. Please do read the strategy and think though what roles you, your organisation and your professional community can play.”
The strategy can be downloaded below.