Safeguarding Children Partnerships across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland continue to respond robustly to all reports of child abuse. If you have concerns about a child, help is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Your Local Authority:
Leicester City Council: 0116 454 1004; www.leicester.gov.uk
Leicestershire County Council: 0116 305 0005 (telephone for urgent situations); www.leicestershire.gov.uk/report-abuse-of-a-child
Rutland County Council: 01572 758407 (0116 305 0005 out of hours); www.rutland.gov.uk
Non emergencies: report via website www.leics.police.uk or call 101.
In emergencies, always dial 999.
0808 800 5000
Multi-agency Safeguarding Arrangements
The Leicester Safeguarding Children Partnership Board commenced on 29th September 2019. Information regarding the Leicester Safeguarding Children Partnership arrangements were published here on 28th June 2019.
Multi agency Referral Form Launched
The Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland multi-agency form to make a referral to Children’s Social Care has been revised. There is now one Multi-Agency Referral Form (MARF) to request a service from Early Help or Children Social Care. Practitioners should use this form which is a secure document that can be updated and saved until submitted electronically. When submitted, the MARF e-form is sent to Leicester City Early Help or Social Care. A reference number is automatically issued on submission, this should be retained for your records.
Information about how to make a referral to the council, access to the MARF form and how to request further support is available on the link below:
Sudden Infant Death Awareness Month - March 2023
Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) UK have developed new resources to support families and new parents and to try and prevent these tragic events occurring. The resource pack contains leaflets for families, other posters, videos and resources which can be used by practitioners to help raise awareness of SUDC.
Use one number to call Leicester City Council Children's Social Care and Early Help 0116 454 1004
Find out more about the one number to call in our PDF download.
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