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Keeping children safe

Information for parents, carers, professionals and young people about recognising and reporting child abuse.

Advice and Information

Recognising and reporting child abuse

We all have a role to play to keep children and young people safe. Find out what to do if you suspect a child is being abused or neglected.  

Information for parents and carers

This section is for anyone who would like more information about keeping children and young people safe. You may be a parent, carer, relative, friend or member of the community. 

Information for children and young people about abuse

This section contains information on how children and young people can keep themselves safe from different forms of abuse and neglect.

Safeguarding Children Board

Information about the Lewisham Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB).

The Multi-agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)

The MASH provides a single point of access to advice, information and support services for professionals working with vulnerable and at-risk children and young people.