Child Protection (Monmouthshire)

Any report of suspected child abuse is treated seriously. It is seen as a priority for prompt action and help.
 
Monmouthshire County Council believe that all children and young people in Monmouthshire have the right to be safe from harm and deserve the opportunity to fulfil their potential.
 
Its role and responsibilities are recognised in safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, including the contribution it must make to working together with other agencies to ensure the well-being of the children in the county.
 
The South East Wales Safeguarding Children's Board brings together representatives from the main agencies and professionals who are responsible for helping to protect children from abuse and neglect in Monmouthshire.
 
Take a look at  Monmouthshire's Safeguarding Policy that all Monmouthshire Schools and Approved Pre-School Providers of Education abide to. 
 
Who to Contact if you suspect child abuse: 
 
 
Duty Social Worker: 01291 635669
 
South East Wales Emergency Duty Team: 0800 328 4432 (Outside Normal Office Hours) 
 
Monmouthshire Safeguarding Team:
 
Manager: 07795334986
Designated Officer for Safeguarding in Education: 07917 707343

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