Essex Safeguarding Children Board

The Essex Safeguarding Children Board works to keep children safe.  In Essex, there are seven organisations who are jointly responsible by law for keeping children safe:

  • Essex County Council
  • Essex Police
  • Five of the seven Clinical Commissioning Groups covering the county of Essex

Advice for parents and carers

The Essex Safeguarding Children Board website has advice and information for parents and carers on a variety of topics, including:

  • bullying
  • child exploitation
  • child safety – at home and out and about
  • emotional wellbeing and mental health
  • online safety
  • safety in sports and clubs
  • sexual abuse
  • when your child is sick

See the Essex Safeguarding Children Board website.

There is also a section for children and young people on where to find support.