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Children's Social Care

  • Report a concern - children and young peopleSafeguarding is the action that is taken to promote the welfare of children and protect them from harm.
  • Child Sexual ExploitationHow to spot the signs of child exploitation and where to go for help if you or someone you know is being exploited.
  • Fostering and adoptionYou can have a huge impact on a child's life by giving them the care they need, when they need it. Find out more about fostering and adoption.
  • Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)The Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) handles any allegations made against adults who work with children.
  • Missing childEvery local authority will have a protocol to follow for all missing children, the LSCB within the area will hold this protocol and ensure it is up to date and adhered to.
  • Rutland Information ServiceThe Rutland Information Service (RIS) is an online directory of local services for adults, children and families.
  • Child PovertyChildren who grow up in poverty lack many of the experiences and opportunities that others take for granted, and can be exposed to severe hardship and social exclusion.
  • Ofsted Improvement PlanOur 'Next Steps' Action Plan in response to Ofsted's inspection of Rutland's Children's Services, published in February 2017.
  • Young CarersYoung carers look after a family member such as a parent, brother, sister or other relative or they might care for a family friend
  • Leaving CareInformation and guidance on services available to young people who are leaving foster care.
  • Caring for Children Looked After Caring for Children Looked After
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