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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
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The LSCB Annual Report 2013-14 has been approved and published. It reports and reviews safeguarding activity and impact across the safeguarding partnership.
“Through the Cheshire & Merseyside Public Health Collaborative Service (champs), the Cheshire and Merseyside Directors of Public Health have prioritised the delivery of a campaign focusing on domestic abuse from a public health perspective, supporting and enhancing the impact of local services which work to support victims and perpetrators. The campaign has been developed with input from local partners in public health, domestic abuse and police. The LSCB supports the promotion of this campaign.”
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|
|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.