Policies, Procedures and Guidance
One of Suffolk LSCB’s key roles is to provide policies and guidance to anyone working with children. This section contains the policies we think you need. If you can’t find what you are looking for, contact us and we will do our best to help.
Adults at Risk
For further information regarding adults, please see the Suffolk Safeguarding Adults Board website
Asylum Seeking Children
Children with Disabilities
Collaborative Casework: Adults, Children and Families and Mental Health Services (Previously ACCORD)
Collaborative Casework describes the way we expect everyone across our services to work collaboratively to get the best outcomes for the adults and children we work with. We must all change the way we think about what we do and the way we do it, so the County Council, Health and other partners have been looking at how we work together. All parties recognise that the current system in Suffolk is disjointed, not preventative enough and sometimes doesn’t work best for the customer.
The guidance below applies to all casework and collaborative working across service boundaries at every level, to support a child, young person, adult and their whole family.
Dangerous Dogs Guidance
- Norfolk & Suffolk Crime Prevention Guidance Note Dangerous Dogs
Good Practice Guide – Suffolk County Council
The Suffolk County Council Good Practice Guide is for anyone in Suffolk who works with children, young people and their families. It contains the policies and procedures which promote high quality services and good outcomes for children and young people. Suffolk County Council staff can access this information through mySCC (the SCC Intranet).
External parties requiring further information can contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Joint Protocol 2019 – 2021: Joint working arrangements – ensuring we meet the needs of homeless 16- and 17-year olds - please note Appendices will be added to this document shortly.
Homeless Link - A national membership charity for organisations working directly with people who become homeless in England.
Hostile Parents and Families
Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA)
Please also see:
Sexually Active Young People
- Procedures for the Management of Children and Young People Who Display Sexually Harmful Behaviour (Under Review)
Other Procedures and Guidance
Cross Boundary Protocol (under review)