Welcome to the Sefton Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) webpages. The LSCB is the key mechanism for agreeing how the relevant organisations in the borough will cooperate to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people in Sefton, and for ensuring the effectiveness of what they do. Its purpose is to co-ordinate and ensure the development of services so that children and young people are:
While the central concern of Sefton LSCB is to ensure that children and young people are protected from harm and neglect, it is also developing its work in meeting its wider safeguarding responsibilities, to provide a safe environment in which children and young people can thrive.
Sefton LSCB became fully operational as a statutory body on 1st April 2006, replacing the ACPC, and having a far wider remit than its predecessor.
"Working in partnership to keep children and young people safe"