Leadership Resources

Safeguarding and Early Help

The Devon Children & Family Partnership’s (DCFP) aim is to improve outcomes for children by making multi-agency working more effective.

DAPH have representatives on the DCFP Education Advisory Group and DCFP Early Help Improvement Board, along with their sub-groups.

The DCFP Children and Young People’s Plan 2019-2023 was published in summer 2019.


The Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) is the central resource for the whole of Devon receiving all safeguarding and child protection enquiries.

Early Help

Early Help offers  support to families from pre-birth to adolescents with all sorts of issues from parenting, employment and school attendance to emotional wellbeing or anti-social behaviour.