Child protection in Wales At a glance
We’re all responsible for reporting concerns about a child’s welfare. Although there is no legal requirement to report, there are specific guidelines and procedures in place for people who work with children.
Referrals and investigations
Child practice reviews
The Welsh Government is responsible for child protection in Wales. When the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 comes into force in April 2016 Wales will have its own framework for social services.
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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