North Tyneside Safeguarding Children Board

Hello. Welcome to the North Tyneside Safeguarding Children Board website. We hope you will find it a useful resource for keeping children and young people safe. Our website brings together information for children, young people and their families, as well as the professionals who work with them.

If you are worried about a child or a young person report it.
Remember, safeguarding is everyone’s business.

Sharing information in order to  assist and support professionals in safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Information to help families keep children and young people safe and to understand the services that are available to safeguard and promote their welfare.

If you or another child or young person is being mistreated or abused by someone and you’re not sure what to do; or if you need to talk to someone or get advice this area is for you.


NTSCB Annual Conference

Every year the NTSCB delivers its annual conference highlighting a particular theme or priority for the forthcoming year for all partners.  This year the conference will concentrate on developing a greater understanding of the impact of adverse childhood experiences.... read more

Five types of abuse you should be aware of

Whilst it is not always easy to identify if abuse is occurring, by having an understanding of the categories and the indicators, earlier intervention can be applied. No matter the age, gender, socio-economic status, education or ethnicity, it is important to recognise... read more

Signs of Safety

Signs of Safety is an evidence-based, questioning approach, that keeps the child at the centre of the work we do with them and their family. The Signs of Safety model helps to identify what is working well for the family as a starting point for support and planning.... read more

Our Annual Report

This report sets out our key achievements over the past 12 months but also looks ahead to the challenges of the future. The report assesses the effectiveness of the Boards’ joint working arrangements in improving the safety and welfare of the borough’s children.