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Safeguarding COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Barnardo’s, in partnership with The Department for Education (DfE), will be delivering a new and innovative programme across England that co-ordinates a dynamic sector response (DfE press release) .

The ‘See, Hear, Respond’ programme aims to intervene and find the most vulnerable children and young people who are hidden from view; who are not currently receiving support and those who are at risk and/or experiencing adverse impact to their health and wellbeing.

It’s a fast moving project starting in June and delivering till the end of October and is a crises response to children and families. Barnardo’s aims to deliver 30% of the interventions with the remaining 70% being delivered by partners.

The service delivery model is below:


Our referral portal is currently active and we are able to receive referrals:


Last Updated 17/08/2020

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