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Safeguarding children

Protecting children from abuse and neglect, and creating an environment where they feel safe and healthy.

Child abuse prevention campaign

Guidance on how to help if you’re concerned a child is being harmed or abused.

Child protection in schools

All schools should have child protection procedures in place.

Local Safeguarding Children Partnership

During the Covid-19 outbreak, safeguarding children and vulnerable adults remains a key priority for our agencies and partners.

The Neglect Campaign

The Neglect campaign raise awareness of the signs, symptoms and impact of neglect on children and young people.

Child sexual exploitation

Guidance on what to do if you suspect a child is being sexually exploited.

The LSCP Multi-agency Safeguarding Children Training Programme

Workshops and training from the Local Safeguarding Children Partnership.

What is child abuse?

Any intentional harm or mistreatment to a child under 18 years old is considered child abuse.