In Trafford it’s everyone’s job to make sure you are safe.

Safeguarding is the action that is taken to protect you from harm.

It means:

  • protecting you from abuse and maltreatment
  • preventing harm to your health or how you grow up
  • Making sure you children grow up with safe care
  • taking action to make sure you have the best outcomes.

Child protection is part of this safeguarding process. It focuses on protecting individual children identified as suffering or likely to suffer significant harm.

You may be receiving early help or be part of a child protection plan.