The Durham Safeguarding Children Partnership enquiry form is for general enquiries only and is not to be used for sharing information regarding concerns for a child.
You can find further details about how to make a referral on the Professionals page of this website.
Process to Contact LADO
After a successful pilot the method for contacting the LADO has been changed permanently, Using this contact form, email or the previous referral form is no longer possible.
Contact is facilitated through dedicated customer service staff via telephone ONLY. Basic referral information will be obtained from you, and where advice or guidance is required from the LADO, your call will be transferred to the LADO on duty. If there is a more appropriate course of action for your referral, you will be advised by the customer service team at the time.
LADO Contact Number – 03000 268835
The Allegations Against Staff or Volunteers procedures can be found on our Multi-Agency Child Protection Procedures.
If you suspect a child or young person is at immediate risk of harm please call 999.
Thresholds Document is a guide in determining levels of need and risk which determines the levels of service provision required based on the presenting issue