Welcome to Southampton Safeguarding Children Partnership

We are a Partnership of services, working together to ensure the safety and wellbeing of children in Southampton.
Every local area has to have a ‘Safeguarding Children Partnership’ like ours. On this website you will find links to Safeguarding policies, procedures and training.

Anyone who has concerns about a child’s welfare should make a referral to local authority children’s social care and should do so immediately if there is a concern that the child is suffering significant harm or is likely to do so.

Unidentified Adults

The term ‘Unidentified Adults’ refers to an adult who agencies are not aware of, or not engaging with. They may be living within or staying…
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Safeguarding and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

During these unprecedented times safeguarding our most vulnerable and at risk children and young people in Southampton has never been more important. The Southampton Safeguarding Children Partnership is continuing…
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Modern Slavery

The term ‘Modern Slavery’ captures a whole range and types of exploitation, many of which can occur together. These include but are not limited to:…
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Abusive Head Trauma and ICON

What is abusive head trauma? ‘Shaken Baby Syndrome’ Child Abuse Catastrophic injuries: Bleeds in the brain and behind eyes Fractures Babies can be shaken, thrown…
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Spotlight Briefings

See below for summary briefings on HIPS safeguarding children policy and procedure updates: March 2021 Check out the HIPS Procedures Website for further information
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Family Approach Conference 2019

We hope that all of the practitioners who attended the Southampton launch of the Family Approach found it to be informative and useful to their…
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