Bolton Safeguarding Children

Keeping Children Safe in Bolton

Concerned about a child?

If you are worried that a child may be being abused or neglected then please take action.



MASSS Update and Updated Referral Process Flow Chart

In November 2015, Bolton Children’s Services Referral and Assessment Social Work teams and Greater Manchester Police Public Protection and Investigation Unit came together to form Bolton’s Multi-agency Safeguarding and Screening Service (MASSS).  To find out how this new development is progressing click here.

In response to this Bolton Safeguarding Children Board have updated their referral process flow chart to ensure that where practitioners have concerns that a child may have been abused or neglected they are confident to take action. To download the updated process click here.