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Our out of hours team provide an emergency response for any child in Bournemouth or Poole, who is in crisis or needs urgent help.
Child Health and Disabilities Team
Your family can get together with professionals to make a plan to keep your child safe and well. This is called a Family Group Conference.
We have a duty to provide care to children. We have a range of services to support children and young people in need.
All schools take children's welfare seriously. They employ safeguarding specialists, who you can talk to.
Child Sexual Exploitation is a form of abuse. A child (under 18) is persuaded into having sex, or doing sexual acts in return for something.
Children become 'looked after' when the courts issue a care order or when their parents decide to put their children into care.
The Parenting Assessment and Contact Team gives support to families and helps them to give the care that their children need.
The process to transfer a young person to Adult Social Care is called Transitions
Early Help is about helping children to achieve positive outcomes, and supporting effective parenting.
The Bournemouth and Poole Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) is the main statutory board for promoting children's welfare
Final Yewtree report from Bournemouth Borough Council on it's investigations relating to this operation.
Find out more about when we may share information if domestic abuse is reported in a family home and our privacy statement