The Department for Education have produced national statutory guidance for local authorities and their partners to stop children going missing and to protect those who do.
Our forms and processes
In Kent, there are processes to follow with children who are missing (or missing education).
- Children Missing from Home and Care Procedures
- Children Missing from Home and Care Process Flowchart
(PDF, 363.4 KB)
- Return Interview Form
(DOCX, 22.2 KB)
Young Lives Foundation
When young people go missing there is a requirement for staff to offer them an additional follow up interview with Young Lives Foundation.
Letter regarding the Young Lives Foundation (to be sent to the young person).