The Local Safeguarding Children Board

Working to keep West Cheshire's children and young people safe

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Welcome to Cheshire West and Chester Local Safeguarding Children Board’s Website


Our website is currently under development. If you are a frequent visitor you may find things have moved since your last visit. Please bear with us as we try to improve our service to you. If you can’t find something you are looking for please contact us for help.

Cheshire West and Chester Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) is a key statutory mechanism for agreeing how the relevant organisations in each local area will cooperate to safeguard and promote the welfare of children in Cheshire West and Chester and for ensuring the effectiveness of what they do.  Our aim is to work together so that children in Cheshire West and Chester can be safe from abuse or harm at home and within our community. To find out more about the work we do read the Introduction Booklet to the LSCB

The Boards Priorities for 2014-15

This site provides information for the public, children, parents, carers and professionals. Please use the navigation bar above enter the relevant area.

The LSCB Annual Report 2013-14  has been approved and published.  It reports and reviews safeguarding activity and impact across the safeguarding partnership.

Upcoming Event

Children in Care & Care Leavers Celebration of Acheivement Awards

Report Child Abuse

If you have concerns about a child’s welfare, or feel that they may be being abused or neglected, please call Children’s Social Care Contact and Referral Team (CART) or the Emergency Duty Team (EDT) for help and advice.

        Office hours: 01606 275 099          EDT Out of hours: 01244 977 277
  • 8.30am-5pm (Mon-Thu)
  • 8.30am-4.30pm (Friday)
  • 4.30pm-8.30am (Mon-Thu)
  • From 4pm (Friday)
  • 24 hours weekends and bank holidays
        or Cheshire Police:  0845 458 0000 (999 in an emergency)

Please be assured that your referral will be treated in the strictest confidence. Remember, your call could mean the start of getting the right help to a family and may even save a child’s life.