Welcome to Safer Children York
If you are concerned about a child
If you think that a child or young person is being abused or neglected you must inform the Advice, assessment and early intervention ("the new front door") service or the police.
To report concerns to Advice, assessment and early intervention you can do so:
- By phone – one phone number for all concerns and enquiries: 01904 551900
- By email – one email address: email@example.com
- By letter – The Advice, Assessment & Early Intervention Team, 10-12 George Hudson Street, York, YO1 6ZE
- Outside office hours, at weekends and on public holidays contact the emergency duty team tel: (0845) 0349417
Using the website
On the left you will see links for:
- About the CYSCB: information about the work of the City of York Safeguarding Children Board
- Professionals: includes procedures, guidance, forms, training and information useful for child care professionals
- Children and young people: includes information on being safe online, child protection conferences and general safeguarding advice
- Parents and public: provides a wide range of safeguarding information and advice including information about the Children Act 1989, Child Protection Conferences and general advice for supporting and safeguarding children
- Child deaths: information and guidance relating to the Child Death Overview Panel and rapid response
- Serious case reviews: reports of serious case reviews published by the CYSCB
- Links: useful safeguarding links
Child protection basic awareness - Online training
This training package is aimed at individuals in organisations and voluntary groups who work with children and young people, families or adults who may be parents and/or carers, to give a basic awareness of child protection issues.
CYSCB publish the 2010/11 annual report
On the 1 October 2010, Prof Eileen Munro published Part 1 of the national review of child protection
On the 1 February 2011, Prof Munro published her second interim report 'a child's journey'
In February 2011, the CYSCB commissioned an independant review of safeguarding in York: