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The Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009 requires HSCB to produce and publish an annual report on the effectiveness of safeguarding in Hartlepool.

It will provide an assessment of the effectiveness of local arrangements to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, set against a comprehensive analysis of the local area safeguarding context. Whilst recognising achievements and the progress that has been made in Hartlepool aswell as providing a realistic assessment of the challenges that still remain.

The annual Business Plan supports the following outcomes and priorities of the Board:

  • Children and young people live in households where they are properly cared for, all of their needs are met and they are free from the impact of neglect.
  • Children and young people live free from the impact of Domestic Violence.
  • Children and young people are supported to make safer choices and are safeguarded from significant harm particularly those who go missing and who are at risk of sexual exploitation.
  • Staff working with children and young people are suitably trained to meet their needs.
Annual Reports & Business Plans Date Uploaded View Document
HSCB Business Plan 2016-2018 2017-02-28 03:59:15 Click To View
Annual Report 2013/2014 2016-05-25 08:39:42 Click To View
Annual Report 2015/2016 2016-12-20 08:34:36 Click To View