Child protection

The safety and welfare of children and young people, or child protection means protecting children from physical, emotional and sexual abuse and neglect.

Child protection is everybody’s business. The links listed below will provide you with:

  • the contact details of Warwickshire’s Children’s Teams
  • child protection resources from the Warwickshire Safeguarding Children’s Board (WSCB)
  • specific information and resources for education professionals
  • specific information and resources for health professionals
  • information about child protection training courses

Child protection referrals

The Warwickshire Safeguarding Children Board’s Do you have concerns about a child? web page provides you with a step-by-step guide of what to do and what happens next if you need to make a child protection referral.

Useful child protection links