Ensure that the views of Children and Young people drive local service delivery and improvements in the Wakefield District.
Engage and influence local communities to keep children and young people safe.
Improve the boards effectiveness in reducing the harm to children in vulnerable groups, with particular focus on children and young people living with neglect, domestic abuse, those at risk of sexual exploitation, and those in need of emotional health and well-being provision.
Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the board, its partners and other partnerships to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people in Wakefield and District.
The Wakefield District Safeguarding Children Board (WDSCB) is a partnership of all of the relevant statutory, voluntary and community agencies involved in safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people in Wakefield.
The WDSCB is the key statutory mechanism for agreeing how the relevant children’s organisations in Wakefield co-operate to safeguard and promote the well-being of children and young people and for ensuring the effectiveness of what they do.
Wakefield District Safeguarding Children Board