Wilbarston Parish Council

Serving the people of Wilbarston

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Clerk: Mrs Becky Jones
1 Castle Road, Wellingborough
Northamptonshire NN8 1LL

Tel: 01933 273028

County Lines and criminal exploitation awareness events for parents

Free County Lines and Child Criminal Exploitation (CCE) awareness events are being made available to parents and carers living in Northamptonshire during May, July and October this year – the next online session is planned for Tuesday May 17 @ 7pm - 8:30pm.

The webinars are an opportunity for parents and carers to hear from a panel of experts about what criminal exploitation is, how to spot signs it may be happening to their child and how to seek help. Viewers will:

• Learn what county lines is

• Understand what is happening in your local area

• Understand the signs that your child might be at risk

• Learn how offenders groom and exploit children

The audience also has the opportunity to ask questions, share concerns and connect with others. Parents, carers, and professionals can register for the Tuesday 17 May webinar by clicking the link http://northantsparentwebinar.eventbrite.com/.

The events are hosted by PACE (Parents Against Child Exploitation) and feature speakers from Northamptonshire Police, Barnardo's, OPFCC and PACE.

Detective Sergeant Adrian Sharpe from Northamptonshire Police said: "We want parents and carers to be able recognise the signs of child exploitation and know what to do if they suspect a child is at risk.

To register follow the link above

Posted: Sat, 07 May 2022 21:13 by Becky Jones

Tags: Community, Police, Safety