Contextual Safeguarding

Following recent research in to the scale of Child Sexual Exploitation, the government has published its Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation Action Plan

Child Sexual Exploitation can happen to anyone’s child. Despite reports recently in the news of some high profile cases, it is often not recognised and not reported.

If you are concerned that a Halton child or young person is at risk of sexual exploitation, contact:

  • 0151 907 8305 (Office Hours Mon – Thurs, 9am – 5pm and 9am – 4.30pm Fri)
  • 0345 050 0148 (Outside Office Hours and throughout Weekends)

Other information:

Pan-Cheshire approach to tackling Child Exploitation

National Resources

Cut Them Free Campaign

Barnardo’s has launched a campaign to stop children being exploited for sex. Halton Borough Council has pledged their support to the “Cut them free” campaign. Please use the link below to find useful resources to learn more about spotting the signs of Child Sexual Exploitation, and keeping children and young people safe from this form of abuse.

Support Service Leaflets