Increasing the safety of children in the community is one of the SSCP’s priorities for 2023-25, with a range of activity to support this across our subgroups, training and strategy. Linking with this work and following on from a project last year, the SSCP Youth Forum chose to work on ‘What makes you feel safe in your community’?
The Youth Forum considered Somerset’s unique characteristics, including that it is considered in the top 10 ‘safest counties in the UK’.
The group considered different aspects which help them to feel safe in the community, and factors which make them feel less safe:
Thanks to the Youth Forum for their work, which is used to inform the decisions of Strategic meetings across the Partnership and training delivery to professionals.