Welcome to the news page! Okay, maybe a news page isn’t the most exciting thing in the world, but it will help you to keep up to date with all the latest information and groups going on in Devon.
Focus group to improve mental health support
7th September 2020
We’re hosting a focus on 9 September for you to explore the issue, discuss improvements and put forward some new proposals to make the service better.
Returning to school
28th August 2020
Helpful information, advice and guidance to help you return to school this September, including safety measures info and mental health support.
18th August 2020
We’ve been work on tidying up and improving the website so that you can easily find the information that you need!
A-level and GCSE results
12th August 2020
As some of you will be aware of, A-level and GCSE exam results are out very soon – but the pandemic means that things are a little different this year.
Rees Foundation’s Wellbeing Week
7th August 2020
From 10th to 14th August, Rees Foundation are running a series of online events designed to help boost your wellbeing and mental health.
28th July 2020
If you are 16 years old or older, or are a carer supporting a young person, make sure you check out the Devon health passport – they’re really useful!
Be Inspired Online 2020
27th July 2020
Be Inspired is an event that seeks to Inspire, Empower and Equip you with the tools that you need to take hold of your future, and there are sessions every day this week!
What you need to know about face coverings
24th July 2020
Everything you need to know about face coverings and the new changes that will be introduced across the country on Friday 24 July.
What can and can’t I do?
29th June 2020
Guidance is available to help you understand the latest changes to the lockdown restrictions, which are due to come in to effect on Saturday 4 July.
Devon Sexual Health clinics
26th June 2020
A reminder that Devon Sexual Health clinics in Exeter, Barnstaple and Torbay are open and remain confidential.
Harry Potter virtual group
22nd June 2020
On Thursday 25th June we are running a special Harry Potter themed virtual session for children in care!
Pride and LGBTQ+ groups in Devon
22nd June 2020
There is a great range of empowering support and social groups for LGBTQ+ young people in Devon.
Change the Label!
22nd June 2020
Last month we told you about A National Voice’s new campaign to tackle stigma. Well, now, we have an update for you!
Surveys exploring lockdown experiences
16th June 2020
TACT, and Research in Practice have developed surveys to explore experiences of life under lockdown – and they’d love to hear from you!
Social distancing guidance for young people
5th June 2020
The government has produced new guidance about what you can do to stay alert and safe during as we move into the next phase of coronavirus (COVID-19).
Mental Health Awareness Week
18th May 2020
This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, the UK’s national week to raise awareness of mental health and mental health problems.
“A National Voice” – Campaign to improve the care system
13th May 2020
“A National Voice” (ANV) is a national Children in Care council that aims to improve the care system through the voices of care experienced young people.
Mental health support and advice
12th May 2020
It’s important that we all look after ourselves during these extraordinary times, especially our mental health. If you need help, there’s plenty of support out there for you.
Mind Of My Own’s mindfulness plan
28th April 2020
To help overcome the challenges of coronavirus, the Mind Of My Own team have been working on an amazing mindfulness project to help you stay engaged while stuck indoors.
Personal Education Plans
17th April 2020
Coronavirus is having a big impact on everyone’s lives, but the Virtual School are trying to keep things as normal as possible.
Weekly art competitions
7th April 2020
We’ve launched weekly art competitions to help you stay in touch with your creative side during the coronavirus lockdown.
Children in Care Nurses
3rd April 2020
During the coronavirus outbreak Children in Care Nurses continue to be available to offer support with any health queries.
The Rees Foundation
2nd April 2020
We know lockdown can be a stressful time! If you need extra support, you can always contact the Rees Foundation.
COVID-19 and virtual groups
30th March 2020
The Participation Team are now running virtual groups and online activities!
17th March 2020
At the beginning of 2020, Ofsted carried out a three-week inspection of Children’s Services at Devon County Council.
1st March 2020
We have started work on tidying up and improving our website. Over time the site had become a bit of a jumble sale, and we know it’s important that information is easy to find, easy to understand and accurate!
Please stick with us while we do some of the essential work over the coming weeks.
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