Information for professionals

Schools, education and learning

Information and guidance for professionals and those working with children, young people and families to support them in their role to safeguard children.

Includes making a MASH team referral, Safeguarding Children Board and  information sharing.

Safeguarding is a process of making sure vulnerable children, young people and adults are protected from being abused, neglected or exploited.

If you think someone who works with children may pose a risk to them, please tell us immediately.
Early Help professionals can support families in their communities
A guide to thresholds and practice for working with children and families 
Advice on learning and best practice for professionals working in child protection.
We have many voluntary agencies and faith groups that provide facilities for parents and children.