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Safeguarding - for parents and carers


As a parent or carer you want to make sure your children are safe, happy and well-looked after. You try and protect them from abuse or neglect and help them grow up into confident, healthy and happy adults.

However, being a parent or carer is not always easy and during difficult times, you may need some extra help and support.

You will also want to know that the childcare professionals looking after your children are doing everything they should be to protect your child.


To help you with this, please click on the following links to find out more about:




You can also download a number of useful publications at the bottom of this page, including a copy of Dudley's Safer Parenting Handbook. The handbook contains a host of information about different issues facing children, young people and families, frequently asked questions and useful contact numbers.