Local multi-agency policies and procedures

Local WSCP policies and protocols that have been modified for Wandsworth from the London Child Protection Procedures, as well as some local strategies developed to tackle issues affecting children and young people across the borough.

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Vulnerable children and young people groups

MARAC

MARAC enables professionals to work together to ensure the safety of people living in Wandsworth who are at the highest risk of harm from domestic violence and abuse.

Through the MARAC:

  • Different organisations can share confidential information in order to gain a clearer picture of the situation
  • An Independent Domestic Violence Adviser (IDVA) will contact you to offer support and advice for your safety
  • We can provide assistance with emergency accommodation and much more

Useful information and documents

Thresholds for intervention

This guidance is a vital tool to enable the right support to be given to children and families at the earliest opportunity. In addition to the detailed Thresholds for Intervention document, you can view an easy to use version and a road map showing a visual summary of the key points.

Pan London Child Exploitation Protocol

The Pan London Child Exploitation Protocol was launched on 18 March 2021 by the Metropolitan Police. This replaces the Pan London CSE Protocol. It builds on the good practice documented in the 2017 CSE Protocol but extends the remit to cover all forms of exploitation. As previously, it is a Police led, multi-agency document, designed to complement the CP procedures.

View a presentation explaining the aims of the Pan London Child Exploitation Protocol and how it differs from the earlier CSE Protocol.

Working together

Early Years, schools and learning

Child protection in the home

  • Violence against women and girls strategy (being updated)

If you have any difficulties accessing any of these documents or wish to make a comment then please email us wscp@wandsworth.gov.uk. Alternatively, contact the WSCP administrator on 020 8871 7401.

Child Death Overview Procedure

The WSCP has arrangements in place to respond to and review child deaths in their borough, as outlined in Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018.

The WSCP follows the Rapid Response and Child Death Overview Panel Procedures drawn up by the London Safeguarding Children Board. These guidelines will be used in the event of an unexpected child death, and respected and followed by every agency.

WSCP's function in relation to child deaths is set out in regulation 6 of the Local Safeguarding Children Board's Regulations 2006.