Welcome to the dedicated NEL Local Safeguarding Children Board website.
This website is dedicated to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in North East Lincolnshire.
PRIVATE FOSTERINGChildren who are cared for full-time by people who are not their parents or a close relative may be classed as in private foster care. To see if a child meets the criteria of being classed as being privately fostered, please click on the link below.
Carers & agencies MUST inform the Children’s Assessment and Safeguarding Service if you are / aware of privately fostering a child. The Local Authority must check that private foster carers are protecting children in a safe and suitable environment.
Please click here for more information.
EARLY HELP ASSESSMENT(Formerly The Single Assessment)
The Single Assessment has been revised and re-launched
as the EARLY HELP ASSESSMENT.
The Early Help Assessment Practice Guidance has also
been updated to reflect these changes. To view the
Early Help Assessment and Practice Guidance
NEL VOICE OF THE CHILD TOOLS
The NEL Voice of the Child Tools and Guidance will
enable a consistent approach to capturing the
Child's Voice and is a unitary wide tool for capturing the voice
of children/young people aged 0 to 18 years.
It will provide an outcome based measure
of the child’s experience of interventions/pieces of work.
Please click here for more information