Working with Children

Whether you are organising a one-off crèche or are running an organisation especially focussed on activities for children, this section contains information about the things you will need to consider. It also contains links to our Favourite Funders for children’s and young people’s activities.

We have a wide range of games and toys available for hire at low cost to community groups in Sussex. Click on the Equipment tab or see our Equipment section for more information.

Click on the Links tab for contact details of organisations that can help with child protection in your group.

  • A community groups' guide to using the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

    A guide to help your group decide whether to ask for DBS checks for your volunteers or employees, and information about how to do this.

  • Health and Safety

    This is an introduction to health and safety for community groups run by volunteers, that don’t have any employees or control any premises.  It includes tips and ideas for keeping people well and safe at your events and activities, information on how and why to write a health and safety policy, and some sample policies.

  • Running a crèche

    Information for community groups about providing childcare at a one-off community event.

  • Data protection for community groups

    A plain-English summary of data protection responsibilities for small, volunteer-run community groups, including how to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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