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Welcome to the Hampshire Safeguarding Children Board website

News & Updates:

HSCB Multi agency training 2015/16
Please see below link for information on HSCB's multi agency training for 2015/16
HSCB Multi agency training 2015/16

National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day
Wednesday 18 March 2015 is National Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Awareness Day. The day was first set up by the National Working Group for CSE to raise awareness of this complex issue. for more information please visit
National Working Group CSE

Hampshire Safeguarding Children Board's Independent Chair has issued the below press release.
HSCB press relrease

Hampshire Safeguarding Children Board has produced a poster for you to show in your venue.
CSE Poster

HSCB Serious Case Reviews

SCR Child V report

SCR Child I report

HSCB response to Child I SCR

SCR Child X report

HSCB response to Child X SCR

Self harm pathway
Following the 2012/13 case audit on young people who self harm HSCB has produced a guide for profressionals. This guide takes the form of a flowchart, guiding professionals through the steps to be taken should they come across a young person who is self harming/expressing suicidal thoughts or tells you that they have self harmed/had suicidal thoughts.
HSCB self harm pathway: a guide for professionals

Multi-agency Children in Need Protocol
Reminder that this protocol is available on our website. It is relevant to all practitioners working with children in need under section 17 of the Children's Act 1989.
Multi-agency CIN protocol

You can now follow HSCB on twitter. We will be using twitter as another way to keep practitioners up to date with HSCB events, training and news.

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is a shared responsibility and a high priority for Hampshire agencies. It includes protecting children from abuse and neglect and ensuring that they grow up safely, having the best life chances to enter adulthood successfully.

The Board brings together all the main organisations who work with children and families in Hampshire, with the aim of ensuring that we work together effectively to keep children safe. 

Hampshire Safeguarding Children Board (HSCB) is responsible for co-ordinating and ensuring the effectiveness of local work to safeguard and promote the welfare of children in Hampshire.

The Hampshire Safeguarding Children website brings together information on safeguarding children for, children and young people, their parents and carers and for staff working with children and young people and their families.

The website offers local and national guidance to support you in safeguarding children in Hampshire and information on where and how to get help.

We aim to give you the best support and guidance available, however if you feel there is something missing on our website, please email us at hscb@hants.gov.uk