Guidance: Criminal Exploitation of Children and Vulnerable Adults: County Lines – Home Office (Updated February 2020)

Summary: Access to the guidance produced by the Home Office in regard to county lines and child criminal exploitation.



The Home Office has published guidance: criminal exploitation of children and vulnerable adults: county lines (updated 2020), which is aimed at supporting frontline professionals working effectively with children.

This guidance is intended to explain the nature of harm to enable practitioners to recognise its signs and respond appropriately so that potential victims get the support and help they need.