Useful Links - Safeguarding & Welfare

Department for Education

The Department for Education (DfE) offers a range of statutory guidance,  information and advice to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. 

Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre

CEOP helps keep children and young people safe from sexual abuse and grooming online. CEOP help thousands of children and young people every year, as well as their parents and carers who have been in a similar situation to you. 

Disclosure and Baring Service 

The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions by carrying out DBS checks.

London Safeguarding Children Board

The London Safeguarding Children Board seeks to enhance the safety and wellbeing of children in London by supporting organisations working with children in London to meet their statutory responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and supporting London’s Local Safeguarding Children Boards to meet their statutory obligations. 


Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. We inspect and regulate services that care for children and young people, and services providing education and skills for learners of all ages.

Waltham Forest Children and Family Centres

Children and family centres offer a wide range of activities, services and support to families with children under five.

East London Rape Crisis 

East London Rape Crisis Service provides free, confidential specialist help for women and girls who have been raped or experienced any other form of sexual violence. The services are for women of all ages including young women over the age of 14, whatever the assault and whenever it occurred.

  • Tel: 0800 1601036

NSPCC Information Service

NSPCC knowledge and information service provides quick and easy access to the latest child protection research, policy and practice.

NSPCC Speak out Stay Safe

Speak out Stay safe is a session available to all primary schools in the UK. It aims to equip a generation of children with the knowledge and understanding they need to stay safe from abuse and neglect. Children are taught to speak out if they are worried, either to a trusted adult or Childline. 

Last update: Wednesday 27th of February 2019 11:10:35 PM