Our contact and referral service for children living in Derbyshire.
Starting Point is where you will be able to request early help, advice, support and safeguarding services for Derbyshire children and young people all in one place. We'll share information with police and health colleagues to deal with enquiries sooner - getting the right help to families at the right time.
The documents attached to this page will help you decide the best course of action you need to take if you are concerned about a child. If you are still unsure please contact the professionals helpline tel: 01629 535353.
Helping to achieve best practice in safeguarding children within Derbyshire, ensuring that every Derbyshire learner attends a 'Good' or 'Outstanding' Ofsted rated school.
What's required for a child protection conference.
A sub group of the safeguarding children board working with partner agencies to safeguard children in Derbyshire schools and education settings.
Online procedures for the Derby City and Derbyshire Safeguarding Children's Boards.
Updates on key issues and policies in safeguarding from the child protection manager for schools, educational settings and partner agencies.
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