Family safeguarding

About our new approach to working with you and your family and who will work with you as part of our Family Safeguarding Team.

Family safeguarding - information for professionals

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If you want to find out more about our new Family Safeguarding Service then watch this interview with Christopher Smith from That's TV Lancashire.

You can also listen to an interview about the new Family Safeguarding Service on the day it was launched with County Councillor Phillippa Williamson, the cabinet member for children, young people and schools, and Karen Cassidy, the Head of Service for Lancashire Change, Grow, Live.

The interview explains what the changes are, and how these will happen. You'll also hear from one of our partners first-hand about what they hope can be achieved with this new way of working.

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A message from Edwina Grant OBE, Lancashire County Council's Executive Director for Education and Children’s Services: