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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 01609 780780.

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Safeguarding Children During the Coronavirus Outbreak

We have put together a dedicated page to provide a single point of access for anybody who is needing information, advice and resources in relation to safeguarding children and young people during this outbreak. There is advice for professionals, children and young people and parents and members of the public. This page will be updated regularly.  

Click here to view the CYSCP Coronavirus Page







Procedures, guidance, forms, and information useful for child care professionals plus the Basic Awareness e-learning course.

Links to:


Children and young people

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

Parents, Carers 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


CYSCP Quarterly Newsletters are here.

New City of York Safeguarding Children Partnership (CYSCP) went live on 1 April 2019

Follow City of York Safeguarding Children Partnership on Twitter

Child deaths

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

Safeguarding Practice Reviews (Serious Case Reviews)

Reports of safeguarding practice reviews and serious case reviews