Safeguarding Leads

Our Corporate Safeguarding Policy.pdf[pdf] 432KB document is available to download and include the details of our Safeguarding Leads.

Our Safeguarding leads are:  

Caroline Theodorou – Director of Support & Care

Contact details: 01702 445314 


Safeguarding Children and Young Adults

If you are concerned that a child or young person is being harmed or neglected or is at risk of this you should contact the below:

Where there are concerns about the immediate welfare or safety of a child/young person (in working hours):
1st Contact: 01702 534495

Out of hours:
(5.30pm - 9.00am Monday - Thursday, 4.30pm Friday - 9.00am Monday and Bank holidays)
Tel: 0345 606 1212
Fax: 0345 601 6230

NSPCC Child Protection Helpline: 0808 800 5000

Police: 101 or 999

Childline: 0800 1111 (Free)

If you would like further information about the Southend Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) you can do so by visiting and Essex Safeguarding Children's Board you can do so by visiting:


Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults

Abuse of vulnerable adults is never okay. If you are being abused, or believe that someone is being abused it is vital that you tell someone. Do this as soon as you can using one of the contact numbers below:

 Police : 101 or 999

Social Care Direct: 0345 6037630 - Essex - Southend :01702 215008 - Thurrock: 01375 652868

If you would like further information about the Essex Safeguarding Adults Board you can do so by visiting:

Details of other useful Safeguarding website links for other areas are also available.