T: (01429) 523825

H: Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

If you're worried about a child, please call The Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees Children’s Hub on 01429 284284 or out of office hours call 0870 240 2994.
In an emergency please contact the Police on 101 or 999.

The Hartlepool Safeguarding Children Board (HSCB) is attended by professionals from the Local Authority, Health Services, Police, Probation, Child and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (CAFCASS), Schools, the Voluntary Sector, Lay Members and many others. HSCB brings together people who work with children and their families to ensure that the safety and welfare of children is at the heart of their work. HSCB leads the work to safeguard children in Hartlepool and in partnership with Hartlepool Strategic Partnership ensures that every child matters.

HSCB has a range of roles and statutory functions including:

  • Developing local safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Scrutinising local arrangements

The aim of HSCB is to make sure those who work with children and their families do it well and keep children safe.


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