Safeguarding children

Information for professionals who work with children and families in Lancashire.

Lancashire Safeguarding Children Board

The LSCB has a range of roles and statutory functions including developing local safeguarding policy and procedures and scrutinising local arrangements.

Private fostering

What to do if you are working with, or studying to work with, children and young people and become aware of a private fostering arrangement in Lancashire.

Children and young people who go missing or run away

Lancashire's strategy for children who go missing, joint protocol - children and young people who run away or go missing from home or care and supporting documents.

Safeguarding for early years settings

Information, guidance and tools to support childcare providers in their roles and responsibilities of keeping children safe.