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Help and Protection Guide

We are pleased to present Help and protection for children, young people and families – a guide to services in Newham – on the behalf of Children & Young People’s Services and the Newham Safeguarding Children Board (NSCB).

The guide has been developed for practitioners working in children’s services across Newham, including those working in schools, early years, health, police, housing, Triage, Families First, inclusion, youth and social care, and sets out Newham’s approach to supporting families across all levels of need.

In it you will find information on :

  • our approach to working with children, young people and families in Newham.
  • the role of the Children’s Triage service
  • the role of universal services in relation to early help and protection
  • the role of early help
  • the role of statutory intervention
  • partnership working
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You will also find information about local services across all levels of need and how they work to support children, young people and families. We hope that you will find the guide useful and will share it with your colleagues working with children and young people in the borough.

If you have any comments or feedback in relation to the guide, please email lscb@newham.gov.uk

Links and Guides

Links

» Keeping children safe in education

» Working together to safeguard children

» What to do if you’re worried a child is being abused

» Safeguarding practitioners: information sharing advice

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