Our 4 strategic aims…

1. Child's Voice

Ensure that the views of Children and Young people drive local service delivery and improvements in the Wakefield District.

2. Engage and Influence Local Communities

Engage and influence local communities to keep children and young people safe.

3. Reduce the Harm to Children in Vulnerable Groups

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.

4. Safeguard and Promote the Welfare of Children and Young People

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.

Wakefield District Safeguarding Children Board

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.

You can contact the Safeguarding Business Team at

Wakefield District Safeguarding Children Board

Room 59, County Hall, Bond Street, WF1 2QW

Email: wdscb@wakefield.gov.uk

Telephone: 01924 306497

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Wakefield District Safeguarding Children Board
County Hall
Bond Street
Wakefield
WF1 2QW

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Wakefield Safeguarding Children’s Board
County Hall
Bond Street
Wakefield
WF1 2QW

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