'For details of the role of the Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO), please see 'Managing Allegations in Sandwell'.
If you wish to make contact with the LADO, please call 0121 569 4770.
If you wish to make a referral to the LADO, please click here to access the Partnership Referral Form.
For any other queries, if you can't find what you need on this website, have a look at our Inter-Agency Procedures or get in touch with us on 0121 569 4800
Click here to view / download 'Sandwell Child Sexual Exploitation Service Providers' directory
This part of the website applies to you if you are a 'Professional', working with or caring for children and young people in an employed or voluntary capacity.
This includes people whose job brings them into contact with children infrequently or on an adhoc basis, such as members of the Emergency Services or Clergy.
It also include the wide variety of people in a caring capacity, such as Foster Carers, Childminders or Youth Workers.
Sandwell SCB is responsible for co-ordinating local agencies', in the ‘statutory’ and ‘non statutory’ sector, and has a collective responsibility for ensuring that all agencies working with children in Sandwell undertake their safeguarding duties and responsibilities.
This section is about sharing information in order to help and assist professionals in safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.
We hope you will find the information useful.