All children and young people should be able to grow up where, they are safe, have warmth and love, are able to be supported to reach their potential and be in a stable environment having effective care.
Child abuse is any action by another person, adult or child that harms them. It could be in the form of:
If you think a child is being abused or neglected it is important to act as quickly as possible.
Please contact your local team:
The NSPCC website has more information on the types of abuse.
Not in Our Community is a campaign website providing resources co produced with young people to help protect against grooming and exploitation.