This page provides simple guidance about children who may need protection from harm.
In an emergency please contact the police.
You should contact us if you feel that:
There are a number of ways to identify if a child is suffering from abuse, neglect or may be in harms way.
The Rochdale Borough Safeguarding Children Board (RBSCB) is the key statutory mechanism for agreeing how organisations in Rochdale will co-operate to safeguard and promote the welfare of children in Rochdale.
The Board will continue to lead in the well-established area of child protection, but in addition, will have other key roles:
The Rochdale Borough Safeguarding Children Board will set up sub groups to: