Welcome to the Darlington Safeguarding Board

Are you concerned about a child?

Contact the Children's initial Advice Team

Professionals on 01325 406252, Public on 01325 406222 or Out of Hours Emergency Duty Team on 01642 524552.

Are you concerned about an adult?

Contact the First Point of Contact Team 

on 01325 406111 or the Out of Hours Emergency Duty Team on 01642 524552.

Welcome to Darlington Safeguarding Partnership website.  We hope you will find it a useful resource, for keeping children, young people and adults with needs for care and support safe.


COVID-19- Information for partners 

Click here for further information and guidance on COVID-19

Darlington Coronavirus Community Support Hub

Darlington Borough Council have launched a support HUB open seven days a week, to help those people in the borough most affected by the Coronavirus outbreak. 

You can call the HUB on 01325 405000

Find out more here [external link]

Safeguarding Training

All Safeguarding training sessions have been cancelled until further notice in response to the new measures in place to manage the coronavirus outbreak.  

We will be closely monitoring the developments and will keep you updated

Safeguarding Awareness Campaigns 2020

1 - 7 June - Volunteers Week

3 - 9 June - Child Safety Week 

4 June - International day of Innocent Children – victims of aggression 

8 - 14 June - Carers Week 

17 - 23 June - Learning Disability Week 

17 - 23 June - Refugee Week

20 June - World Refugee Day 

22 - 26 June - School Diversity Week 

26 June - International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking