Welcome to the Children section.
Babysitting guidelines There is no statute law providing for suitable ages for children to be able to babysit. Commonsense must prevail, but the circumstances are significant. For example, availability of the parent(s), the closeness of other adults, the health of the children being minded, length of time left, etc. Parents/guardians are legally responsible for the […]
Please see Child Accident Prevention Jersey (cap.je).
The protection of children from abuse is a serious issue and three organisations in Jersey have particular responsibilities for this: The Children’s Social Care Service The Safeguarding Partnership Board (SPB) Independent and Safeguarding Standards (‘ISS’) The Childrens’s Social Care Service takes referrals from the MASH (Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub) whereby concerns are reported with regards to […]
The Children’s Social Care Service It is the aim of the Children’s Service to promote, safeguard and improve the wellbeing of all children and their families in Jersey. Please see Children’s Social Care Service (gov.je)
The Pathology Laboratory at the General Hospital does not carry out DNA or blood sampling for paternity or parentage testing. DNA tests will have to be organised in the UK.