Safeguarding is Everyone’s Business: June 21-27

(read full article on the Calderdale Council website)

The Safeguarding Children Partnership, Safeguarding Adult Board and Calderdale organisations present Safeguarding Week 2021 to raise awareness about safeguarding children and adults and the importance that safeguarding is everyone’s business.

This virtual Safeguarding Week 2021 Programme provides a varied offer that includes live online learning sessions, live chats, pre-recorded videos, webinars and podcasts, as well as useful links to research reports and other; all aimed at practitioners, managers and members of the public.The programme has daily themes based on safeguarding priorities for Calderdale:

It also includes some good practice examples and positive stories about the changes to services during the Covid-19 pandemic.

If you have any questions about Safeguarding Week 2021, please contact: Sophie Boyles or Sally Fletcher

Safeguarding is everyone’s business

Safeguarding Week 22 – 28 June : VSI Newsflash announcement

Newsflash from the Voluntary Sector Infrastructure (VSI) Alliance team


Each day of Safeguarding Week 2020 focuses on different subjects/themes. Tuesday’s focus: Domestic Abuse and impact on children; Peer on peer abuse; Stalking, Controlling and Coercive Behaviour; Reducing Parental Conflict.

There is a dedicated Safeguarding Week 2020 webpage on the Calderdale Safeguarding Children Partnership/Calderdale Safeguarding Adults Board’s website ( where you can find resources and events for each day’s themes and subjects. Please note, these materials will only be available on the CSAB/CSCP website for a week (22nd to 28th June). Please make sure you make full use of them whilst they are available.

The rest of the week’s topics:

  • Wednesday – ACE’s; Transitions
  • Thursday – Online Safety; Scams and Exploitation
  • Friday – Promoting Resilience; Promoting Emotional Health and Well-being

You can also view Monday’s themes: ‘Safeguarding is Everyone Responsibility; Kindness’ and other resources.



If you would like to provide information for inclusion in the VSI e-updates, please e-mail Jake Farrar:

Free home security check and Neighbourhood Watch

WestyorkspoliceDid you know that West Yorkshire Police offer FREE Crime Prevention Advice for all residents of Calderdale?

Whilst Calderdale is a safe place to live West Yorkshire Police would like you to take up the opportunity of this FREE service.

Your Crime Prevention Officer can visit your home and conduct a Crime Prevention survey bespoke to your own property and your needs.

Does your community have a Neighbourhood Watch Scheme? West Yorkshire Police in Calderdale are delivering 3 roadshows in the area shortly.

If you would you like to make a difference and increase security where you live by setting up or joining a local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme email

Forced Marriage & Honour Based Violence Briefing for Communities

This session will focus on issues around the impact that forced marriages have on families, the definition of forced marriage, who is affected, the legislation around the problem, safety of those people who get involved.

Get involved on Monday 17 October 2016 at the following times;

  • 10am to 12pm – (Women only at Queens Road Neighbourhood Centre)
  • 6pm to 8pm – (Men only Hopwood Lane Mosque)

The aim of the session is to raise awareness about Forced Marriage & Honour Based Violence (HBV) within Communities and the training will be delivered by Alyas Karmani who has worked extensively in this field.

For further information, please email