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Welcome to Local Safeguarding Children Board for Peterborough

Safeguarding children is everyone’s responsibility and the purpose of this website is to encourage the widest possible participation in the work of the Peterborough Safeguarding Children Board.

The core objectives of the LSCB:

to coordinate what is done by each person or body represented on the Board for the purposes of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children in the area; and

to ensure the effectiveness of what is done by each such person or body for those purposes.

As part of this, the board will :

  • develop policies and procedures for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children in the area of the authority
  • raise awareness of how to safeguard and promote the welfare of children
  • monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of what is done by partner agencies to safeguard and promote the welfare of children
  • arrange training for staff who work with children, parents and families
  • undertake reviews of serious cases and advising partner agencies on lessons to be learned.

Worried About a Child?

Please contact;

Peterborough

01733 864170

Cambridgeshire

0345 045 1362

For out of hours (5pm – 9am), please contact the Emergency Duty Team

01733 234724

NSPCC

0808 800 5000

Police

101 (or in emergencies call 999)

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