Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults
Safeguarding is everyone's business
Northampton Borough Council has a duty to co-operate with Northamptonshire County Council in delivering its safeguarding duties. Northamptonshire County Council has the responsibility to make sure the safeguarding response is coordinated.
If a child or young person is in immediate danger, left alone or missing and/or a vulnerable adult is at immediate risk, you should contact the emergency services immediately on 999.
Members of the public
Members of the public can raise their concerns with their point of contact at Northampton Borough Council if appropriate or directly with Northamptonshire County Council, as below.
Members of staff
If there is no immediate danger or you need advice or information, in the first instance, discuss it with your line manager or one of the council’s Designated Safeguarding Officers. If further support and/or advice is required, contact NCC using the details below:
For children and young people
- For early help, prevention and statutory services for children and families, see the county council's pages on protecting children
For vulnerable adults
At Northampton Borough Council, for relevant matters, Designated Safeguarding Officers include:
|Phil Harris, Head of Housing and Wellbeing||01604 837666|
|Victoria Rockall, Community Safety Manager||01604 837074|
|Marion Goodman, Head of Customer and Cultural Services||01604 838273|
|Judy Goodman, Borough Secretary Support||01604 837409|
This was last updated September 2017