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Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

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Stockton-on-Tees Local Safeguarding Children Board (SLSCB)

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Welcome to Stockton-on-Tees Local Safeguarding Children Board (SLSCB). The SLSCB aims to keep children and young people in Stockton-on-Tees safe from harm, particularly those who are most vulnerable, and tries to ensure that they feel secure, well cared for, and able to reach their full potential. It does this by co-ordinating and ensuring co-operation across all agencies working with children, young people and their families in the Borough. 

Please click the relevant link below for more information:

1. The SLSCB Board

2. Information for Professionals

3. Information for the Public, Parents and Carers

4. Information for Children and Young People

5. Information for the Faith, Community and Voluntary Sector

The work to protect children from abuse and neglect is overseen by the SLSCB however if you have concerns that a child is being abused or neglected, or that they may be at risk of harm, you should contact one of the following services. 


The Children's Hub (Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees)

Anyone can contact The Children’s Hub if they have concerns about a child’s welfare or safety.

The Children's Hub provide information, advice and guidance on services and support for children, young people and families. The Children's Hub is a joint service hosted by Hartlepool Council.

Telephone: 01642 130080

Email: [email protected]


Emergency Duty Team (outside of office hours)

For outside of office hours contact the Emergency Duty Team.

Telephone: 01642 524552


In an emergency

In an emergency contact the Police.

Telephone: 999