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Child Exploitation

How is East Riding dealing with child exploitation?

East Riding Safeguarding Children Partnership know that child exploitation is a major issue across the UK. Hidden from view and going unnoticed, vulnerable girls and boys are being groomed and abused, leaving them traumatised and scarred for life. East Riding Safeguarding Children Partnership is working to prevent child exploitation like all other forms of child abuse.

As a partnership, we are working hard together to protect children. Child exploitation is complex and brings many challenges that cannot be dealt with quickly by a single agency, which is why, in the East Riding, we have a partnership approach.

The Child Exploitation Strategy sets out how East Riding will work towards ensuring that effective and co-ordinated measures and responses are in place to safeguard all children and young people at risk of or who are experiencing exploitation.

ERSCP CSE Procedures and Guidance July 2019 (pdf 1.04MB opens in a new window)

ERSCP Child Exploitation & Missing Multi-Agency Strategy & Action Plans 2018-2020 (pdf 498.55kb opens in a new window)

The local procedures can by accessed via this link which includes indicators, roles and responsibilities and action to be taken.

ERSCP Criminal Exploitation, County Lines & Modern Day Slavery (pdf 252.14kb opens in a new window)

ERSCP The Runaway and Missing from Home and Care Protocol 2019 to 2022 (pdf 2.45MB opens in a new window)

National Guidance

CSE - Definition and Guidance 2017 (pdf kb opens in a new window)

This national guidance, published in February 2017, provides a definition and guide for practitioners, local leaders and decision makers working to protect children from child exploitation. 


CE Training

East Riding Safeguarding Children Partnership deliver inter-agency Child Exploitation training

Free online training is also available through PACE (Parents against child sexual exploitation) in partnership with Safeguarding Children e-Academy.

Help and Advice

Protecting Children from Child Sexual Exploitation (external website)

Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre - Children and Young People's Advice Page 

Not In Our Community - website for children and young people giving information and advice regarding exploitation.

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