Safeguarding Children

 If You Are Worried About a Child

Worcestershire Safeguarding Children Board (WSCB)

If you have reason to believe that a child or young person is at immediate risk from harm contact the Police on 999.

If you have any concerns about a particular child or young person and feel that they may be in need of protection or safeguarding, then please contact the Family Front Door on 01905 822666 from Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.00pm.

For assistance out of office hours (5:00pm to 8:30 am weekdays and all day at weekends and bank holidays) please contact the Emergency Duty Team (EDT) on 01905 768020.

Are you worried about a child or an adult who works with children?

Who can you contact?

Read more about making referrals including links to the Levels of Need Document (Threshold Guidance)

West Midlands Safeguarding Children Procedures

The West Midlands Child Protection and Safeguarding Procedures Manual outlines child protection and safeguarding procedures are for nine Local Safeguarding Children Boards in the West Midlands, including Worcestershire. They are effective from 31 March 2017.

West Midlands Safeguarding Children Procedures (link opens in a new window)

WSCB Safeguarding Briefing Sessions Available in November

These FREE half-day briefings link to the latest Learning & Improvement Briefing Sheets (8, 9 and 10) which cover information on Professional Curiosity; Voice of the Child and Learning from the Annabel Case Review. For more information go to the WSCB News page.

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