Safeguarding children

We all have a statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people.

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We all have a statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people.

What can I do if I suspect a child or young person is being abused?

What can I do if I suspect a child or young person is being abused?

As a concerned member of the public, if you suspect or believe a child is suffering or is likely to suffer Significant Harm, including any form of mistreatment or abuse, you should report your concerns. Any referral will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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About the Northumberland Safeguarding Children Board

About the Northumberland Safeguarding Children Board

Find out more about how you can help to safeguard children and the Northumberland local safeguarding children board (LSCB).

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Safeguarding children information for professionals

Safeguarding children information for professionals

Information to help professionals working with, or caring for children/young people in an employed or voluntary role in safeguarding and promoting welfare.

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Safeguarding Children - Information regarding Neglect

Safeguarding Children - Information regarding Neglect

Information to help professionals working with, or caring for children/young people in an employed or voluntary role in safeguarding and promoting welfare.

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Safeguarding children - information for children and young people

Safeguarding children - information for children and young people

If you are being mistreated or abused, need to talk to someone, or you think another child is being mistreated or abused please view the information on this page for advice.

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Safeguarding children - information for parents and carers

Safeguarding children - information for parents and carers

This part of the website is for ‘parents’ and ‘carers’, including anyone with parental responsibility.

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Safeguarding children information for schools

Safeguarding children information for schools

This page has been developed by the Northumberland local safeguarding children board (NSCB) and the Education & Skills Service at the council to ensure safeguarding procedures are fully understood by all professionals who come into contact with our children and young people in education settings.

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NSCB multi-agency training

NSCB multi-agency training

Multi-agency safeguarding children training courses are targeted at all staff from statutory, voluntary and independent agencies who work with children, young people, families and vulnerable adults in the Northumberland area.

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