South East Wales Safeguarding Children Board (SEWSC)

The SEWSC has the lead strategic role in ensuring that children and young people in the South East Wales region are protected from abuse, neglect and exploitation and live in an environment that promotes their well-being and life chances.

The SEWSC is a statutory board arising from The Children Act 2004; it replaces the Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB).

The SEWSCB is a multi agency partnership comprising of representatives from Gwent Police, Social Services and Education Directorates from the five Local Authority areas, the Voluntary Sector, Youth Offending Services, the All Wales Probation Trust, CAFCASS Cymru, Housing, Public Health Wales and Aneurin Bevan Health Board. The purpose of this partnership working is to hold each other to account and to ensure safeguarding children remains high on the agenda across the region.

For further information visit the Gwent Safeguarding website.

Additional information can be found below:

Last Modified: 13/06/2019
For more information contact:

Childrens Services

Tel: 01495 762200

Email: social.services@torfaen.gov.uk

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