Are you a child ?

If you don't feel safe >>

Tell someone you can trust. This could be a relative, friend, teacher, police or social worker.

It is important that you do talk to someone who will listen to you and contact the right people to help you.

Abuse is always wrong. It is never your fault >>

Are you a young person ?

Young person
Are you worried >>

There are a lot of different ways a young person might be abused and need help.

Even if everything is good at home – there's advice available to help you stay safer in the community and online.

Advice zone >>
Parents and carers

Parents and carers

Advice on keeping your children safe and what happens when concerns are reported.



Link to our procedures and protocols and check out the Learning Zone

voluntary and community groups

Voluntary and Community groups

Child protection advice for organisations and volunteers

Information for public

voluntary and community groups If you are worried that a child is being harmed through neglect or abuse, let Social Work or the Police know – here are the contacts

  • Child Protection Committee

    The Child Protection Committee is an inter-agency group with responsibility for ensuring effective child protection services across South Lanarkshire. The committee ensures arrangements are in place and are working effectively to bring about good outcomes for children.

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    CSE Awareness Day 2022

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