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Transitional Safeguarding

Transitional Safeguarding has several strands. Serious Youth Violence, Mental Health, Substance Use, Youth Offending, Exploitation, SEND, Leaving Care. This strand of our work is overseen by our Adolescent Safeguarding Strategic Board, chaired by the Director of Children’s Services.

The ToR is here


The Adolescent Safeguarding Strategy is here .

Referral Form is here Havering-Transitions-Panel-Referral-Form-June-2021

Transitions to Adulthood Panel
Transitions occur through various stages of a young person’s life from starting primary school, moving to secondary school, preparing for independence and leaving home. Transitions also coincide with physical, emotional, psychological and physiological developments that are coupled with changes to roles and relationships with family, friends, community and professionals.

The Panel meets monthly and considers young people on the
brink of leaving local authority care; those with substance use, or mental health concerns, SEND, young people vulnerable to exploitation and serious youth violence, or youth offending issues. Referrals can begin from the age of 14 years. The Panel produces a multi-agency Transitions Plan for each young person referred.

Havering Council

IASS (Integrated Adolescent Safeguarding Support Service)

Serious Youth Violence 

In response to identified national and local trends concerning the multi-faceted nature of child exploitation and adolescent risk including but not limited to County Lines, Modern Slavery,
Radicalisation, Sexual Exploitation Knife Crime, Trafficking, and Gangs and Groups we have developed a multi-agency Exploitation Protocol in Havering to support those working
with children and young people here HSCP Exploitation Protocol Final 2023

Serious Group Violence Terms of Reference

Serious Youth Violence GroupTORv6.1

MACE Terms of Reference

LBH MACE Terms of Reference updated November 2022 (003)

HARM ToR 2023

Local Map here

Exploitation Concerns (V3)

HSCP Missing Protocol 2023-25