Covid-19 and Safeguarding

Covid-19 has changed so much, make sure you revisit your safeguarding responsibilities
During the Covid-19 pandemic, your support to a refugee family has changed.  It’s highly likely that all of your support has moved to being onlin

Learning About the Prevent Programme

Access free training and information about Prevent
Your safeguarding policy includes sections on radicalisation and organised crime. To learn more, you can access free e-learning training on Prevent fr

Getting Local Authority Consent

Tips on how to identify who to speak to at your Local Authority and how to work with them
**June 2020 Update: we've worked with the Home Office to develop a template Local Authority consent form for your Local Authority to fill out. Yo

Safeguarding Briefing

A guide to your safeguarding responsibilities as a group, and advice on how to implement your safeguarding plan.
Key issues Safeguarding is protecting vulnerable adults or children from abuse or neglect. As part of your application, the Home Office will exp

Receiving the Personal Data of Refugees

Once approved as a sponsor, you will be given the personal data of refugees you will potentially support. It's essential this information is managed properly
As a Community Sponsor you will receive personal data relating to the refugees that are allocated to your sponsor group. This will enable your group t

A guide to safeguarding

Guidance for group members and volunteers on how to approach safeguarding issues.
When it comes to safeguarding, the most important thing to remember is that you do not need to manage or resolve serious safeguarding issues yourself.

Hate Crime Briefing

A briefing to explain what hate crime is, how it can be identified, and how to respond
Sadly, hate crime against refugees is a very real problem. Although it is not by any means a common occurrence, it is something that is encountered al

Producing a safeguarding policy

What to think about when creating your safeguarding policy
Your Safeguarding Policy and Procedures **November 2020 - Safeguarding Policy Template from Home Office added** Alongside your application, you