Tameside Safeguarding Children Partnership

Welcome to the website of Tameside Safeguarding Children Partnership. We want to make sure that children and young people that are in Tameside are protected from abuse, neglect and feel safe and cared for.

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We all share responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, whether as a parent, carer or family member, a friend or neighbour, an employer, or as a paid or volunteer worker.

This website has been developed to offer up to date and accessible information about safeguarding children and young people and we hope you find it useful.

If you require further information about TSCP, or would like to give us your views or feedback on this website, please contact us.

Safeguarding during the coronavirus pandemic

TSCP would like to remind you that safeguarding remains a priority and if you have any concerns we advise you to follow the appropriate process as normal.

Additional support is available to families who are struggling to cope and existing support is being offered in different ways to protect and safeguard the most vulnerable.

A fact sheet 'Safeguarding Information for Volunteers' is available for all volunteers that will be supporting some of our most vulnerable residents during this time.

Due to the Coronavirus we have decided to suspend all multi-agency safeguarding training courses until mid-June. A range of e-learning courses are available to help ensure those supporting children and families have a basic awareness of some of the most important issues.

For all the latest advice on coronavirus please use the government website at https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

Of particular relevance to safeguarding children and young people are;

Supporting vulnerable children and young people during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

Guidance for education settings and local authorities about children supported through social care, with EHC plans or identified as vulnerable by their school or local authority.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): safeguarding in schools, colleges and other providers

Guidance for schools and colleges to support them keeping children safe, including online, during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for children's social care services

Advice about coronavirus (COVID-19) for local authorities and their partners to help support and protect vulnerable children.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for schools and other educational settings

Guidance and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19) in educational settings for staff, parents and carers, pupils and students.

Children's social care

About Us

Tameside Safeguarding Children Partnership is responsible for making sure that children and young people are kept safe in Tameside.

The newly created Tameside Safeguarding Children Partnership are pleased and excited to publish their multi-agency safeguarding arrangements. The new partnership includes Tameside MBC, Greater Manchester Police, Tameside and Glossop Clinical Commissioning Group and Education as well as a wide range of other partners. Together they are responsible for making sure that children of all ages and abilities get the help and protection that they need in Tameside. The Tameside Safeguarding Children Arrangements outline how the partnership will achieve that aim.


Voice of a Child

Tameside Youth Council has consulted with a wide range of young people and developed a ‘Voice of a Child Strategy’.

Related Strategies


Children and Young People’s Emotional Well-being and Mental Health

The first phase of a five-year programme of change to transform mental health and wellbeing services for young people in Tameside.

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August 2020

Covid-19 Tameside Update, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue’s Water Safety Campaign, Youth Services’ summer programme, Case Review 7-Minute Briefing, Early Help Strategy refresh and update on TSCP training programme.

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What to do if you are worried about a child

If you think a child is being abused or mistreated or you have concerns about a child’s well-being please contact one of the numbers shown on this page.

Your phone call could help to safeguard a child who may be at risk.

If the situation is immediately dangerous for the child then ring 999 and ask for the Police.

If the child is not in immediate danger contact:

Children's Hub

  • Monday to Friday during office hours - 0161 342 4101
  • Monday to Friday outside office hours and weekends and public holidays – 0161 342 2222
  • GM Procedures Manual
  • Safeguarding concerns can be reported to the Children's Hub using the Online Electronic Referral form