If you have a complaint about Sunderland Safeguarding Children Partnership you can do so by contacting the Business Unit Manager, Nicola Appleby, who will ensure concerns are given due consideration and will take any remedial action necessary
Tel: 0788 0101699
The SSCP has a role in co-ordinating and ensuring the effectiveness of local individuals' and organisations' work to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. It is not accountable for their operational work. Any complaints about the operational work of any of our partners should initially be directed through their own complaints’ procedures.
Further information on the objectives and functions of the board visit Working Together to Safeguard Children (2018) - Chapter 3.
Complaints in relation to child protection conference procedure has more information about the rights of parents/carers and children (if of sufficient age and understanding) to complain about the process of child protection conferences or appeal against a conference decision.