Safeguarding is not just about protecting children from deliberate harm. It relates to a range of other aspects of care and education including:
If you are concerned about a child and you feel they are being abused, neglected or at risk of abuse/neglect, then you should consider making a safeguarding child referral. Contact Blackburn with Darwen Children’s Advice and Duty Service (CADS) for confidential advice and consultation. Monday to Friday 08.45-17.00 please call:
If you are calling outside these hours please contact our Emergency Duty Team on 01254 587547.
You can contact the Children’s Safeguarding Partnership.