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Child protection policy

If you think a child or young person might need help

For all emergencies, dial 999.

Otherwise, contact Medway Children's Advice and Duty Service.

Child protection policy

All agencies work within a legal framework and follow statutory guidance on safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

For more information read Working Together to Safeguard Children 2015.

Every council is required to establish a Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) which has responsibility for agreeing how the relevant organisations will co-operate to safeguard and promote the welfare of children in that area, as well as ensuring the effectiveness of this work.

Further information

Visit the Medway Safeguarding Children Board website.