720 adult and child

If you are concerned about a child

If you think that a child or young person is being abused or neglected call the Children's Front Door on 01904 551900 or email childrensfrontdoor@york.gov.uk.

Outside office hours, at weekends and on public holidays contact the emergency duty team on 0845 0349417.

About the CYSCB

Information about the work of the City of York Safeguarding Children Board.


Includes procedures, guidance, forms, training and information useful for child care professionals

Children and young people

Includes information on being safe online, child protection conferences and general safeguarding advice

Parents and public

Provides a wide range of safeguarding information and advice including information about the Children Act 1989, Child Protection Conferences and general advice for supporting and safeguarding children


Latest CYSCB news and training information.

Child deaths

Information and guidance relating to the Child Death Overview Panel and rapid response

Serious case reviews

Reports of serious case reviews published by the CYSCB.

Useful links

Useful safeguarding links.