Keeping young people safe

If you work with young people, they could disclose something to you that would make you be concerned about their welfare.

If you think that this person is in real and immediate danger, call the Police on 999 or you can contact the Social Care Assessment Teams on:

▪ 0844 984 1800

▪ 01226 772423

▪ 01226 438831

▪ 01226 438852

The Department for Education has issued Keeping Children Safe in Education – Information for all school and college staff  the links below are taken from page 8 of this document and provide specific areas of Keeping children safe in education Information for staff .

child sexual exploitation (CSE) – see also below

bullying including cyberbullying

domestic violence


fabricated or induced illness

faith abuse

female genital mutilation (FGM) – see also below

forced marriage

gangs and youth violence

gender-based violence/violence against women and girls (VAWG)

mental health

private fostering



teenage relationship abuse