Safeguarding and welfare for childcare providers

The Early Years Safeguarding and Welfare Team has a responsibility for ensuring childcare providers meet statutory requirements and keep children safe.

The experienced team can offer advice and support about a wide range of safeguarding and welfare subjects, including the Early Years Foundation Stage Statutory Framework, safeguarding and child protection.                                                                                                

The team also deliver training courses such as safeguarding and welfare termly briefings and pre-registration briefings for those wishing to become childminders.

For further information or support please contact a member of the team on 01752 307400 or via email:


If you're worried about a child or young person or think they're being abused, even if you're unsure, call 01752 668000 or email or outside of normal working hours call Plymouth Out of Hours Service on 01752 346984.