Slough Safeguarding Children


No excuse for abuse

Help IS available even during lockdown!!

Domestic Abuse

National Helpline: 0808 2000 247

In Slough (Hestia): 01753 477352

Child abuse and neglect

National helpline: 0800 11 11

In Slough (Slough Childrens Services Trust) : 01753 875362

Adult and elder abuse

 National helpline: tel:08088088141

In Slough:(Slough Borough Council Adult social care services): 01753 475111

If you think there has been a crime but it is not an emergency, call the Police on 101.

In emergencies dial 999                                                                                  

Slough Safeguarding Partnership





CLICK HERE for our newsletter 24th April 2020 with essential  safeguarding and covid 19  information .

Click below for coping guides to help families through these difficult times.

Advice for parents if a child is unwell or injured.

The Early Help Hub continues to maintain a full service whilst observing social distancing protocols as set out by Central Government.

Targeted Family Support and Family Services

Referrals continue to be accepted and allocated to members of the Family Support team via SCST Front Door Hub, with step up and step down processes remaining in place between the EH Hub and SCST

This service continues to be offered via telephone, email and facetime (where available), with children and young people being spoken to directly where possible.

For families in need, the team continue to support with provision of items through local charities which are delivered directly to their doorstep.

Urgent home visits will continue to take place if necessary, where children may be seen at the door if necessary. Once PPE is available for staff, short visits may take place within the family home where required

Liaison and information sharing continues with our key partners as part of the Team Around the Family process

Family Information Service

FIS continue to provide information, advice and guidance to families via the following options;

Telephone: 01753 476589 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)

Email: (Email manned Mondays to Friday, 9am to 5pm)

Online:,uk (available all day, every day)

We continue to endeavour to update information on the Family Information Services website as and when it becomes available to reflect current services available and COVID 19 updates. If you have any information that you would like us to add please contact


Childline: 0800 1111
Samaritans: 116 123
Domestic Violence Hotline: 0808 2000 247
Mind: 0300 123 3393
Age UK: 0800 169 6565
La Leche League: 0345 1202918 (for mums struggling to get formula milk)

Video for those volunteering and new to safeguarding on THIS LINK

LINK to new safeguarding partnership newsletter June 2020 edition

Video for those volunteering in Slough on THIS LINK

Link to video providing safeguarding basics during Covid 19

Thinking of volunteering? Click on this link:




Our new twitter account is   @sloughsafeguard