Thank you to everyone who entered our 'Why do you think South Tyneside is family friendly?' competition. We received a lot of fantastic suggestions and ideas, so thank you to everyone who took the time to contact us and enter the competition.
We have selected three winners, who are all enjoying some fantastic family friendly activities. Congratulations to our three winners!
We want South Tyneside's children and families to have the best start in life and aspire to a bright and prosperous future.
See below for advice on staying healthy, things to do, as well as support and services available to children and families.
CSE Awareness Day
National CSE Awareness Day, on 18 March 2019, will see the world unite to highlight the issues surrounding CSE; encouraging everyone to THINK, SPOT AND SPEAK OUT AGAINST ABUSE and adopt a zero tolerance to adults developing inappropriate relationships with children or children developing inappropriate relationships with other children.
Take the opportunity to help raise awareness of Child Sexual Exploitation by:
Writing a personal pledge on your hands to show support for our Helping Hands campaign. Post your photo on social media with the hashtag #HelpingHands and #CSEDay18 to help us raise awareness of CSE
Display National CSE Awareness day posters where possible
Wearing a burgundy ribbon; The LSCB in partnership with the Youth Justice Service, are giving out ribbons to promote open and honest discussions about CSE
We're working to give the children of South Tyneside the best start in life
We want South Tyneside's children and families to have the best start in life and aspire to a bright and prosperous future. To ensure everyone reaches their full potential, we will work together to provide the best possible learning and recreation opportunities, with targeted protection, care and support for those in greatest need.
We are dedicated to helping members of the public, staff, members and partners understand our vision and how we deliver outcomes for children within one overarching strategy.
By promoting our wide range of services for children and families to the public, including how they can access them easily and quickly, we are supporting families to engage and support themselves.