LSCBLocal Safeguarding Children Board Northamptonshire

Voluntary Organisations and Volunteers

Breast Ironing

What is Breast Ironing? Breast ironing or breast flattening, as it is often referred to—is believed to have originated in Cameroon but is also found in Nigeria, the Republic of Guinea, South...

Children who don't live with their parents or close family

If a child under the age of 16 (or under the age of 18 if disabled) is living in a private arrangement with someone who is not their parent, step-parent, grandparent, aunt/uncle or adult sibling, f...

Domestic Violence and Abuse

NSCB Domestic Abuse Procedure Training for Professionals Domestic Abuse - Notifications to Schools Learning from Multi-Agency Case Audits involving Domestic Violence Support groups and organisa...

Early Help Strategy 2015-2020

Northamptonshire has a new Early Help Strategy. This Strategy is for everyone working with Children and Young People in Northamptonshire. Early Help is never 'someone else's problem' and there i...


E-safety News You can view the latest version of the September E-safety newsletter here and the October E-safety newsletter here written by Simon Aston NCC e-safety officer. See the flyer for the ...

Female Genital Mutilation Awareness Campaign

The general awareness raising campaign is currently underway with the strapline 'FGM is child abuse'. Campaign Poster            &nbsp...

How to make an online referral

Professionals should use the new online referral form to submit safeguarding concerns to the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH).

Mental health

There are two useful websites to help professionals, practitioners and any adult working with children that are experiencing mental health issues.

Safe sleeping for your baby - Share a room, not a bed

Northamptonshire SCB has re-launched its Safe Sleep campaign to ensure all new parents are aware of how to ensure your baby sleeps safely at all times. Click on the images below to download the lea...

Tackling CSE Toolkit for Voluntary Organisations

Staff within local voluntary and community groups working with children and young people are ideally placed to identify Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE).

Training for the Voluntary Sector

NSCB offers free safeguarding training for staff that work in the voluntary sector and have contact with children and young people.

Violent Extremism and Radicalisation

The NSCB has produced information on the procedures for identifying and dealing with the growing threat to children and young people vulnerable to violent extremism and radicalisation.

Young Carers Needs Assessment

New regulations came into force on 1 April 2015 which set out the responsibilities of Local Authorities for carrying out needs assessments of Young Carers: ‘Young Carers (Needs Assessments) Regulat...

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