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We all have a responsbility for safeguarding children; keeping children safe.  Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is defined as:

  • protecting children from maltreatment;
  • preventing impairment of children's health or development;
  • ensuring that children grow up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care; and
  • taking action to enable all children to have the best outcomes.

The definition has been taken from statutory guidance, Working Together to Safeguard Children 2015 which specifies inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.  This is in addition to legislation; Children's Act 1989 and 2004.  

Our Safeguarding Children website has been designed to provide information and guidance for:

  • children and young people
  • parents and carers 
  • professionals and agencies working with children, young people and their families

We hope that you find our website useful, if you cannot find the information that you are looking for please get in touch using 'Contact Us' page.

If you have concerns that a child is suffering any form of abuse, neglect or cruelty contact the Warwickshire Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) immediately by calling 01926 414144.   Lines are open Monday to Thursday 8am - 5.30pm, Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm.  

If you need to get in touch out of usual office hours, please contact the Emergency Duty Team immediately by calling 01926 886922.

If you think that a child is at immediate risk, contact the Police immediately by calling 999.

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Warwickshire Safeguarding Adults Board /
Warwickshire Safeguarding Children's Board
Saltisford Buildings
Ansell Way
Saltisford, Warwick
CV34 4UL

Emails:
Adults: WSAB@warwickshire.gov.uk
Children's: WSCB@warwickshire.gov.uk

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Adults/Children's: 01926 410410

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