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You can help children during Lent.
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We've developed a series of guides for:
These have helpful information that let you know what to do when a child goes missing and how to prevent children from going missing in the first place.
We'll also be updating this section over the next few months with more practical advice and information for police, local authorities and people who work directly with children and young people.
Our planning guide helps local authorities and local safeguarding children's boards to plan and develop local responses to young runaways. It now reflects the updated government guidance on children who run away or go missing from home or care.
The Runaways Charter is written by children who have previously run away from home or care on how they would like to be treated. We are asking all local authorities to sign up to the charter. For more information visit www.makerunawayssafe.org.uk
Thinking of running away? is a guide for children and young people on the risks of running away and advide on where they can find help.
What to do if your child goes missing explains why children and young people run away and what steps you should take if your child goes missing.
Our guide for education and youth work professionals shows how you can recognise the signs that a child may be running away and how you can help them.
Standing tall after feeling small is written by young people from our Street Safe project in Lancashire to help professionals understand how best to help young runaways.
The Vanishing contains advice from young people at a children's home in Birmingham on how care home staff can help prevent childen going missing from care.
An outline of the importance of return interviews in helping to prevent children from runnning away repeatedly.
To order hard copies of our runaways pack, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org