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Safeguarding Children

It's everyone's business!

We all have a statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people. Sheffield Safeguarding Children Board (SSCB) has developed this website to provide easily accessible and up-to-date safeguarding information for professionals, and for children, young people, families and members of the public. 

What to do if you think a child may be at risk of abuse / neglect:
  • Information for the public
  • Information for professionals can be found in Section 3.1 of the Sheffield Safeguarding Children Board Child Protection and Safeguarding Procedures
The information on this website includes:
Most of the information on this site is generic and aimed at any worker who requires safeguarding children guidance. But there are also pages specific to staff in schools and early years settings, and an area for children, families and the public.

In the meantime we welcome any feedback you may have about this website, please e-mail any comments or suggestions to