If the child is in immediate danger call 999. If it is not urgent and you have concerns that a child or young person under the age of 18 is being harmed or needs support, contact the Single Point of Contact (SPOC) on 0208 255 2888 – Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

How the partnership works

Croydon Safeguarding Children Partnership is a statutory multi-agency organisation that brings together local agencies that work to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people up to the age of 18 in Croydon. 

The Croydon Safeguarding Children Partnership is designed to help ensure that children are safeguarded properly by agencies working effectively together. Membership includes:

  • senior representatives from Croydon Council
  • all Croydon health bodies
  • Croydon Metropolitan Police teams
  • schools and voluntary organisations

If you would like more information on what the Croydon Safeguarding Children Partnership does, or you are concerned about safeguarding children and meeting their needs, you can visit the Croydon Safeguarding Children Partnership CSCP website

Guidance for professionals

The CSCP website includes information and guidance for professionals, practitioners and managers who are work with children, young people and their families.

Guidance for professionals – CSCP website

If you need to make a referral for a child or a young person, you should follow the step by step process to submit a referral to our Single Point of Contact team.

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You can also keep up-to-date with the latest news and training events from the Croydon Safeguarding Children Partnership by subscribing to the newsletter