Child protection in Northern Ireland At a glance
We're all responsible for reporting concerns about a child's welfare. In Northern Ireland it's also an offence not to report an arrestable offence, including those against children, to the police. There are specific reporting guidelines and procedures in place for people who work with children.
Referrals and investigations
Case management reviews
The Northern Ireland Executive government is responsible for child protection in Northern Ireland. They set out policy, legislation and statutory guidance on how the child protection system should work.
Research and resources
Research, reports and resources for anyone working in safeguarding and child protection.
How we're fighting for every childhood
Services for children, families and professionals
Child abuse and neglect
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Child protection consultancy service
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