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Safeguarding In Walsall

Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility if you are concerned about a child you MUST contact The Multi Agency Safeguarding HUB (MASH). MASH is the first point of contact for any professional or concerned individual who has concerns about a child. They will provide consultation, advice and support and will make a decision regarding the most appropriate course of action.

MASH contact details: Telephone: 0300 555 2866 option 2

Opening hours:

Monday – Thursday        8.45-17.15

Friday                                8.45-16.45

Address: Civic Centre, 2nd floor, Darwall Street Walsall WS1 1TP

Outside these hours, you should contact the Emergency Response Team

Telephone: 0300 555 2922 or 0300 555 2836

Seona Baker – Safeguarding Coordinator (Education)

Telephone: 07951819648

Email: seona.baker@walsall.gov.uk

Michelle Pinnock-Ouma - Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) (Allegations against Staff)

Telephone: 01922 654040 / 07432 422205

Email: Michelle.Pinnock-Ouma@walsall.gov.uk


You can now complete Child Protection training in a way that suits you, this could be online or by attending one of Walsall Safeguarding Board's training courses http://wlscb.org.uk/training/

All practioners must complete Child Protection Level 1, which should be refreshed every 2 years.

Designated Safeguarding Leads must complete Child Protection Level 2, which should be refreshed every 2 years.


Further information and key documents, which you may find useful:


You can also access all the information you need on the websites below:


LADO Newsletter September 2019


Updated August 2018