Parents & Carers
Are you a Parent or Guardian?
This part of the website is for ‘Parents’ and ‘Carers’, including anyone with Parental Responsibility, Children’s relatives, friends and neighbours who need information or advice.
If you are suspicious or have any concerns that a Child is suffering or is likely to suffer Significant Harm, including any form of mistreatment or abuse, you can find out what to do below.
Affected or Involved?
If you, or someone close to you, has been involved in a Child Protection Enquiry, you can also find useful information on this website. Also see the SCSP Procedure re Child Protection Enquiries.
If you can’t find what you need, please Contact Us – we’ll try to help or provide you with advice.
Advice for Parents
We hope you find this website useful e.g. there are links on the left hand side of the screen providing advice regarding Domestic Violence, Private Fostering and making a Complaint.
You can also download a useful leaflet which provide additional information about these issues and further advice regarding other useful topics e.g. Truancy, Children with Disabilities, Teenage Pregnancy and Substance Misuse.
- Sandwell Family Information Hub (The place for families, children and young people to find and discover the services, support and activities available in Sandwell): https://fis.sandwell.gov.uk – click here to download a leaflet.
- The Underwear Rule – Talk PANTS and help keep your child safe from abuse
If you are concerned about someone who is spending time with your child and would like to find out if the have any convictions for sexual offences against children, visit: West Midlands Police website for information on: Child Sex Offender Disclosure Scheme