Walsall FIS offers up-to-date information,
advice and help on services for families 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
Monday – Thursday 8.45-17.15
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)
Tina Cooper - Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) (Allegations against Staff)
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:
Updated November 2020