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Safeguarding and Child Protection 

Safeguarding Officers

DSL : Lyz Shaw

DDSL: Kate Frankish

Safeguarding Policy 2024

City of York Safeguarding

By phone – one phone number for all concerns and enquiries: 01904 551900

 By email – one email address: 

By letter – Children’s Social Care, City of York Council, West Office, York YO1 6GA

 Outside office hours, at weekends and on public holidays contact the Emergency Duty Team telephone: 01609 780780.

Local authority designated officer (LADO)


Completed LADO Referral Forms should be emailed using secure mail to  If you do not have secure email please contact 01904 551783 to make your referral or to seek advice.


Name: Angela Padfield

01904 555987


York Front Door


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

Outside office hours, at weekends and on public holidays contact the emergency duty team telephone: 01609 780780

York Duty Line (Child abuse)

 Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.00pm. Outside office hours, at weekends and on public holidays, contact the emergency duty team on tel: 01609 780780.

Safeguarding Team – North Yorkshire County Council


Tel: 0300 131 2 131             



Tel: 0808 800 5000

Text: 88858



(Office hours are Monday to Thursday 8.30am - 5.00pm, Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm

Prevent Duty

Head of Safer Communities

Odette Robson

Tel: 01609 797105

DFE Helpline

Tel: 020 7340 7264



If you are concerned that a girl is at risk of FGM, a referral must be made to the local children’s services team.

If you are concerned that the girl is in immediate danger contact the police by calling 999.


telephone: 020 7008 1500

from overseas: +44 (0)20 7008 1500

Criminal Exploitation and Country Lines

If you think a young person you know could be in danger call 999, or if you have non-urgent information to share with the police, contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

If you are concerned about a child’s welfare, contact your local social care department. We also have a guide for parents who may be concerned about their child.

Safeguarding in Education Team


East Riding Council LADO


Manager Chris Hamling General strategic and operational School Safeguarding & CP advice 01482 392251 Please always use the SiET email to initiate contact with SiET:


Jayne Hammill Lisa Dosser Referral of possible allegations against staff & volunteers. Please always use the LADO email to initiate contact with LADO:

Safeguarding and

Partnership Hub

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

Tel: (01482) 391219


CP Consultation and Request for Service Support & Advice: Intensive & Specialist Safeguarding Support

1. Urgent C P Concerns

2. Consultation with an Advanced Social Worker

Mon to Thursday 8:30am – 5:00pm Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm 01482 395500

Request for Service (RFS) forms should be sent to:

Should you have any safeguarding questions, please contact us

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