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Safeguarding Children in the Rochdale Borough

For Professionals

Find Board Information, Procedures and SCR reports.

For Parents & carers

Find information on a range of topics including where you can go for help and support.

For Children & Young People

Find information about keeping yourself safe including where to go if you need help or are worried about a friend.

Welcome to the Rochdale Borough Safeguarding Children Board

We hope you will find the website interesting and useful to you. Our priority is to ensure agencies work together to ensure children in Rochdale are as safe as they can be and we will use this website to provide up to date information for professionals, children and their families.

Through the site you can access policies and procedures, get news about reviews and research and find out about training opportunities and if you sign up for alerts we will let you know when new information is put on the site.

We are always looking for ways in which to improve our service. If you would like to give us Feedback or have any suggestions on how we could improve, why not send us your Feedback using our Online Feedback Form.

Worried about a child?

Are you concerned that a child has or is suffering harm, neglect or abuse?

Please call 0300 303 0440 to speak to someone in Rochdale’s Children’s Social Care about your concerns.

If you feel a child or young person is in immediate danger please contact the police on 999

Alternatively you can contact the NSPCC 24/7 on 0808 800 5000

The DfE has published the following guidance on what to do if you're worried about a child.

What to do if you are worried a child is being abused

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