Requesting support from Children's Services

Information for professionals. Request advice by phone or submit an electronic Request for Support Form to the MASH Social Work Team, or Children's Services Support Hub or Children Family Wellbeing. Also includes information about Lancashire's Continuum of Need.

Family safeguarding

Information about this new approach to providing help for families in need, sign up to our newsletter to keep up to date.

Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)

The LADO service deals with allegations of abuse made against people who work with children.

Children’s Safeguarding Assurance Partnership (CSAP)

The CSAP (previously the Lancashire Safeguarding Children Board) has a range of roles and statutory functions including developing local safeguarding policy and procedures and scrutinising local arrangements.