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Safeguarding people

Safeguarding people

In this section you can find information, advice and guidance relating to the safeguarding of children (including young people) and adults.

Stroud District Council has a legal duty of care to protect all children, young people, and adults, who come into contact with our services.

Subsequently, our Safeguarding Policy and Procedures Guide reflects our dedication to ensuring that people are supported to gain good access to support services, remain well and thrive. We actively promote well-being, help prevent abuse, and respond promptly and appropriately to safeguarding concerns and incidents.

Our latest safeguarding policy and procedures guide document is available below:

Early help for children, young people and families

Are you a parent, carer, young person or professional? Do you have concerns and would like further information? Guidance on a whole range of issues including food fads, self-harm, bullying and safety is available at:

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