- Safeguarding Information
- Professional Resources
- Case Reviews
- Youth Hub
Every young person has the right to be heard and it’s important to know what to expect from the professionals that may work with you.
For example, what will happen if I make a safeguarding disclosure? What do I do if I have a complaint about a professional I’ve been working with?
Look at the links below to find out more about your rights. You might also find our Who’s Who and What’s What page helpful, to help understand technical words in safeguarding, and what is happening.
Hear Me is a local service that can provide advocacy to young people if they have a specific issue with the local authority that they need representation for, or support to speak up.
A direct link to Herefordshire Council’s complaints page. If you are receiving services from children’s and young people services and wish to make a complaint or provide feedback about those services, you can use this.
Law Stuff is a site run by Coram’s Children’s Legal Centre and explains your rights – look for the handy boxes in the menu to find out specifics!
A longer read explaining exactly what young people should expect from services and step-to-step guide to what happens if you become involved in them.
NYAS explains what rights and entitlements young people have when they’re living in care. There also tell you how to get support with these from a range of services they offer.