Child protection in England At a glance
We're all responsible for reporting concerns about a child's welfare. There is no legal requirement in England to report but there are specific guidelines and procedures in place for people who work with children.
Referrals and investigations
Serious case reviews
The Department for Education is responsible for child protection in England. It sets 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
Keeping your child safe
Information for parents and carers about the NSPCC helpline and Childline in Northern Ireland and how. we can help you
Get expert training and consultancy
Specialist and bespoke child protection courses
Child protection consultancy
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