What do you know about County Lines?

County Lines might be operating closer than you think

The National Crime Agency (NCA) operates a specialist centre to coordinate on all matters related to County Lines. They have identified Essex as a county where there is limited awareness of the signs of exploitation of children by County Lines groups. 

To address this a webinar has been prepared for parents with little or no understanding of what exploitation looks like. All parents will have access to it.

Join this interactive webinar to learn about what criminal exploitation including county lines is and how to spot signs it may be happening to your child or a child you know.

The free webinar is taking place between 7 – 8 pm on Tuesday, 23rd November.

The presenters will cover what it looks like in the local area and where to get advice and support if you are concerned. Presenters will include:

  • Lindsey Dalton, CEO of Pace (Parents Against Child Exploitation)
  • Sarah Pritchard, Consultant Social Worker and Trainer at Barnados &
  • A representative from Essex Police.

The interactive webinar will also give you the opportunity to ask questions, share concerns and connect with others.

  • Learn what county lines is
  • Understand what is happening in your local area
  • Understand the signs that your child might be at risk
  • Learn how offenders groom and exploit children

The organisers will send you the link & log in details to the Zoom webinar once you have registered.

Register here

To register for this event please click this link to visit EventBrite.