Information for partners and professionals
Delivering transformational change requires services to work together in new ways and we are working with a range of partners and professionals to provide support to children and families.
A new national capacity building programme for professionals.
A best practice approach to child protection casework.
If you love children and want to help give them the best start in life, being a registered childminder could be the
Our designated independent review service (IRO) has responsibility for chairing child protection conferences and looked
If you're worried about a child you can speak to us about your concerns.
The Designated Officer is appointed by the local authority to manage and oversee allegations against adults who work and
Our Early Help service works closely with schools, health visitors and families to provide the right level of support.
The ICRT provides a city-wide service across Sunderland to children where there are safeguarding concerns.