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Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Safeguarding Children Partnership

From April 2020 the new Our Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Safeguarding Partnership (OSCP) website will be in use.  Please visit Our Safeguarding Children Partnership CIOS.

Who to contact if you have concerns about a child:

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Cornwall
  • Multi-agency Referral Unit: 0300 123 1116
  • Out of Hours Service: 01208 251300
Isles of Scilly
  • Children's Social Care:  01720 424483
  • Out of Hours Service:  01720 422699
Police
  • 101

If you have concerns about a professional or volunteer working with a child you need to contact the Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly on 01872 326536.

Keeping children safe is everyone's responsibility. The information on this website is relevant to those working in the statutory or independent sectors, as well as to members of the wider community.

It applies to all children and young people irrespective of whether they are living at home with their families and carers or away from home.

If you have concerns regarding a vulnerable adult or would like further information regarding adult safeguarding, please visit the Safeguarding Adults website.

What is the Safeguarding Children Partnership, who are they and what do they do?

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How do we learn lessons and develop good practice 

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How do partner agencies contribute to safeguarding – information for professionals

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Essential information for professionals, including SCP members

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How do we keep children and young people safe online and in our communities

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Information on working together including policies and templates

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