'Working together to improve life chances and raise aspirations for each child and young person in Sunderland, and to narrow the gap in outcomes for
our most vulnerable groups and families'
Sunderland Safeguarding Children Board
If you have concerns about the safety or welfare of a child or young person you must contact the Initial Response Team on 0191 566 1500 (available 8.30am-5.15pm Monday-Thursday, 8.30am-4.45pm Friday).
Or the Out of Hours Team on 0191 528 9110 (also available 24 hours Saturday and Sunday). View website here
To make a referral to the Children's Social Work Service please download and complete the Family in Need Form. You must send the Family in Need Form to the contact details listed on the front page and not to the SSCB. Download the form here >>
In an emergency, or if the child is in danger, you must call the Police on 101.
Your Health Sunderland is a website especially designed for children and young people in Sunderland providing clear and consistent health information on issues, such as drugs, alcohol, sexual health, smoking, mental health, adopting healthier lifestyles and bullying. View website here
Targeted Mental Health in Schools (TaMHS) supports the development of innovative models of therapeutic and holistic mental health support in schools. View this section here
Sunderland Tackling Racism
Funded by: Northern Rock Foundation, Sport Relief in partnership with
Sunderland Partnership and ARCH