Who we are

Wandsworth Safeguarding Children Partnership (WSCP) is jointly led by the Police, Clinical Commissioning Group and the Council. We are responsible for protecting children and young people in Wandsworth from harm, abuse, neglect and exploitation, and promoting their welfare.

Read more about our work, and our latest news

Our ambitions

We want to ensure all young people in Wandsworth have a great future, where:

  • Children are happy and have good opportunities to develop skills
  • Children are safe both at home and in the communities where they live
  • Children are enabled to live healthy and fulfilling lives
  • Children receive a good education, suited to their individual needs, which supports them in staying safe and achieving their potential
  • Looked after children feel safe, secure, cared for and happy in an environment where they can thrive and succeed

National review into the murders of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes and Star Hobson

The Independent Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel have published their review into the murders of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes and Star Hobson. The deaths of Arthur and Star were horrific and have affected people across the country. Read the WSCP Executive Partners' response.

Initial response to CHSPR on Child Q

Child Q’s harrowing account of what has happened to her and how she now feels is central to how we all feel about this tragic episode. We, as Wandsworth’s Safeguarding Childrens’ Partners, acknowledge the avalanche of feelings and listen carefully to all voices. Read a joint letter from WSCP partners.

Identifying neglect

Wandsworth are implementing the NSPCC Graded Care Profile 2 Neglect Tool. Find out more about the tool, dates for training and awareness sessions.

Urgent mental health support 24/7 crisis lines

Every mental health trust in London has put in place a 24/7 crisis line for people of all ages - children, young people and adults.

Worried about a child?

If you think a child or young person is at risk of being abused or neglected, report it now.

Report a concern

There is is a different process for raising concerns about vulnerable adults.

Advice for professionals

You can access a wealth of multi-agency resources and guidance.

Check thresholds for intervention

Children and young people

Find help you can trust, whatever your problem.

Parents, carers, family and friends

Need advice for a friend or family member?