Council supports National Adoption Week
Medway Council is raising awareness of its work to help children who are waiting to be adopted find their forever families, as part of National Adoption Week between 14 and 20 October 2019.
Council pledges urgent improvements following Ofsted rating
Medway Council has committed to make urgent improvements to its Children’s Services following an inadequate Ofsted rating.
Nominations are now open for the Medway Youth Awards
Nominations are now open for the Medway Youth Awards which celebrate the achievements and contribution of young people and adults who support young people in our community.
Ofsted inspection finds significant improvements
Medway Council has been commended by Ofsted for making significant improvements to services which support children and families.
Conference recognises Medway’s social workers
If you are looking for a career in social work or passionate about helping other families, then Medway offers opportunities for you.
Advice service for young people
Information; advice and guidance (IAG) is available to help young people in Medway access education, employment and training.
Opportunity for two new schools for children with complex needs
Medway Council has submitted a bid to central government to be considered as one of 30 local authorities to receive funding for a new free school.
Conference helps foster carers learn more about safeguarding children
Medway Council held a conference for foster carers to learn more about what they can do to help safeguard children from gangs.
New service will help safeguard Medway’s most vulnerable children
Medway Council is pleased to announce the launch of a new service which will further improve safeguarding arrangements to help protect vulnerable children and young people.
Local community provider awarded contract to manage Children’s Community Services in Medway
Following a procurement process, Medway Council and Medway Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) have awarded the contract to provide Children’s Community Health services to Medway Community Healtcare.
Medway supports Rookie Lifeguarding Week
Medway Council is encouraging children across Medway to learn vital lifesaving skills while having fun in the water.
Statement from John Drew, chair of MCSB
Medway Safeguarding Children Board (MSCB) has carried out a serious case review into the tragic death of a two-year-old girl and her mother in March 2016 and has published the report.
Looking back at Medway's children's services in 2017
As the year draws to a close, Medway Council’s portfolio holders covering children’s services take a look back at the events and achievements of 2017, as well as what the year ahead will bring.
Decision to be made on the transformation of early help services
Medway Council’s Cabinet will next week decide on a recommendation to remodel its children’s centres and early help services.