Reflections on NAVSH Annual Conference 2024

It was another successful NAVSH conference for Welfare Call this year, and we were very proud to be part of NAVSH’s 10 year anniversary celebration. Over the course of the two days, it was not only lovely to see and… Read more

Posted by on 20th March 2024

Come and meet us at the National Children and Adult Services Conference 2023

We’re excited to announce our participation in this year’s National Children and Adult Services Conference, a must-attend event for councillors, directors, senior officers, directors of public health, policymakers and service managers, and any individuals or organisations with responsibilities for… Read more

Posted by on 20th November 2023

Empowering Every Child: Welfare Call’s Commitment to SEND

In the challenging landscape of child welfare and education, ensuring that every child’s unique needs are met is paramount. Not only are local authorities responsible for maintaining a clear, accessible local offer of services to support children and young people… Read more

Posted by on 2nd October 2023

Where are England’s Children? Safeguarding the most vulnerable children through Attendance monitoring

This week saw the publication of Where are England’s Children? Interim findings from the Children’s Commissioner’s Attendance Audit.   In order to investigate how much Local Authorities (LAs) know about children that are missing education, the Children’s Commissioner’s office… Read more

Posted by on 11th March 2022

New Government Initiative: Support for vulnerable young people in serious violence hotspots

We’re interested to learn of a new government initiative to support young people across England who are most at risk of serious violence or gang exploitation Support for vulnerable young people in serious violence hotspots – GOV.UK   The targeted… Read more

Posted by on 18th January 2022

New funding stream available from the DfE

We’re pleased to hear there that there is a new funding stream/grant available for schools and Virtual Schools which people may not be aware of.   As part of the Department for Education’s (DfE) education recovery plan, the Secretary of… Read more

Posted by on 2nd December 2021

How can we help Virtual School heads get children in care the education they need?

An article caught my eye earlier this month on the challenges of getting children in care the education they need. It goes on to say that Virtual School heads lack the powers they need in the face of “pushback” from… Read more

Posted by on 17th November 2021

Welfare Call accredited for the government G-Cloud 12 framework

We’re happy to announce that we’ve once again been accepted on the latest iteration of the Government certified Digital Marketplace framework, G-Cloud 12.   The G-Cloud framework is an initiative that the Government began in 2012 to provide UK public… Read more

Posted by on 2nd February 2021