Coventry City Council, together with 12 neighbouring fostering services, has been shortlisted for a UK Public Sector Communications Award for its film ‘Giants’.
Coventry’s Children’s Services has successfully bid for £871,000 to help prevent children from being repeatedly referred into social care.
Advice on how to recognise the stages of grooming is available from a regional partnership to raise awareness of child sexual exploitation (CSE).
Coventry City Council has vowed to continue its journey of improvement after Ofsted inspectors gave the authority’s Children’s Services a huge boost.
Coventry families are set to benefit from a ‘Lifelong Links’ programme following the DfE’s announcement of £36m for projects across the UK that help improve the lives of vulnerable children.
Coventry City Council is due to give a boost to care leavers in the city by giving them 100% Council Tax discount.
Coventry Libraries will host The Herbert Art Gallery and Museum with free sensory play taster sessions throughout January.
City College students and West Coventry Academy pupils have been helping the police identify community safety improvements in Coventry, particularly in areas they visit regularly.
A recent visit by Ofsted has found some good areas of progress made by the Council’s children’s services.
A leading councillor is urging people to buy an extra gift and help make Christmas special for vulnerable young people.
A leading Councillor is urging people to buy an extra gift and help make Christmas special for vulnerable young people.
Coventry City Council is planning to consult on new travel arrangements to support children and young people with SEN to access school and college as independently as possible.
Coventry track and field athletes and swimmers will be jetting off to the capital city of Taiwan - New Taipei for the 50th Annual International Children’s Games (ICG).
The Council is continuing its campaign to highlight the need for more foster carers for Coventry children by joining The Fostering Network’s National Foster Care Fortnight which runs from 16-29 May.
Hundreds of the Council’s fostering families and staff joined up for a packed day of fun for all the family at the University of Warwick.
Visitors to a city park, and residents living nearby, have given their overwhelming backing for a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO).
A leading city councillor has hit out at Government cuts in early help services for children that estimate a reduction in funding of 56% between 2010 and 2020.
Pupils at Castle Wood School have seen their recorded performance of the popular Christmas poem “T’was the Night before Christmas” shown at the Showcase Cinema in Walsgrave.
Generous staff at the University of Warwick aided by the Coventry Foster Carers’ Association delivered a bumper load of presents to the Moathouse Centre in Wood End to be delivered to local children who are supported by Coventry Social Care and Children and Families First team over Christmas.
A new Chair and a new approach has seen the Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) make a number of positive changes to its work for the safeguarding of the city’s children.
Father Christmas, with help from a generous local woman, the City Council and City College Coventry, is calling for some help this Christmas to fill his sack with presents to give to local kids.
A team of youth workers will be talking to people and organisations at venues across Coventry as part of a week long campaign to widen awareness of child sexual exploitation (CSE) and to encourage people to spot, and where necessary report CSE (starting Monday 16 November).
Coventry’s care leavers were celebrated in a ceremony honouring their achievements and successes at the Albany Theatre at the Coventry Care Leavers' Conference and Awards Ceremony.
Coventry City Council is running training sessions with teaching staff in primary and secondary schools on how to spot the signs of child sexual exploitation (CSE).