If you feel that a child or young person is at risk of significant harm please report your concerns.
Concerns or allegations against a professional or volunteer working with children should be reported to the Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)
Child sexual exploitation is a form of child abuse where a young person under the age of 18 is encouraged, trapped, forced or coerced into a sexual relationship or situation. If it's happening to you or someone close to you there is help and support out there.
- Concerns about abuse and neglect - guide for parents (339KB PDF)
- Assessments in children's services - guide for parents (322.9KB PDF)
- Giving consent to assessments and enquiries (247KB PDF)
- What happens if your child has a child protection plan – guide for parents (251KB PDF)
Agency report to a child protection conference template
The following template should be used by all non-social worker staff from across all agencies for their reports for child protection conferences.