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.


Working with Children and Young People

Managing Allegations

When an allegation is made that someone who works with children may have:

  • Behaved in a way that has harmed, or may have harmed a child
  • Possibly committed a criminal offence against or related to a child
  • Behaved towards a child or children in a way that indicates they may pose a risk of harm to children

The Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) should always be contacted to discuss the allegation and agree how it will be responded to.  The LADO can be contacted at

Paula Williams

Bolton Safeguarding Children Board

Westhoughton Town Hall

Market Street



Telephone – 01204 337474

Email –