Are you worried that a child is at risk of being abused? Please contact:

Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)
1st Floor
Sutton Police Station
6 Carshalton Road
Surrey SM1 4RF

Tel: 020 8649 0418/0419/0420
(Out of hours: 020 8770 5000)

You do not have to give your name and your conversation will be treated confidentially.
In an emergency contact the Police by telephone on 999

Secure Email:

Please note that Private Fostering arrangements should also be reported to MASH. More information on Private Fostering can be found here)

Welcome to the Sutton LSCB web site

Welcome to the Sutton Safeguarding Children Board website.

The role of the Safeguarding Children Board is to safeguard and promote the well-being of children and young people.

The information on this website has been produced with our partner agencies, all of whom have a shared responsibility for promoting and ensuring the well-being and safety of children in Sutton. The Board hopes that you find the information on the site helpful and informative and that it will help you to support the protection of children and young people in Sutton.

This overview of the LSCB will give you some insight into the priorities and the LSCB comply with the London Child Protection Procedures Chapter 10.

We hope that this website is useful and easily accessible to anyone who wants information about any aspect of the Board's work and how to keep children and young people safe from harm.

The key message is simple – if you’re concerned about a child, don’t keep it to yourself, tell somebody.

 Christine Davies CBE

 Independent Chair, Sutton  Safeguarding Children Board


Are you a practitioner? The Government has released advice about what you can do if you are worried that a child is being abused


Please email us at if you need a copy of our list of multi-agency safeguarding advisers.


Child E SCR

Please visit our SCR page to download our training presentation regarding the recent Child E SCR.


LSCB Members

Please go to the "LSCB Members" tab on the left hand side of this screen to go to the Members' Secure Portal.


Click here to view the latest bulletins regarding Child Protection 



Click here to view the London Child Protection Procedures    


Click here to view the Sutton Online Procedures            


Policy News Update 



The female genital mutilation (FGM) mandatory reporting duty comes into force on 31 October 2015. The Home Office has published procedural information on the duty to help health and social care professionals, teachers and the police prepare.
Source: Home Office Home Office  20 October 2015

Further information: Mandatory reporting of female genital mutilation - procedural information (PDF) Mandatory reporting of female genital mutilation - procedural information (PDF) 


Please see below policy updates regarding the Government's PREVENT strategy in schools and childcare providers:



Joint Inspection consultation

Ofsted, the Care Quality Commission, Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Probation have launched a joint consultation on proposed targeted joint inspections of child protection. The deadline for submissions is 11 August 2015.