Leadership Resources

Safeguarding and Early Help


For Early Help, Consultations, Safeguarding Concerns & Enquiries please contact MASH
Tel: 0345 155 1071 or Email

DAPH has representatives on the DSCB (Devon Safeguarding Children Board), which has the responsibility for coordinating and scrutinising the effectiveness of services being delivered to children and young people across Devon. The Board’s ambition and commitment is to make the lives of children in Devon safer.    Read more>> 

Peninsula CSE protocol. This document sets out the procedures for safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children who go missing and are at risk, or are victims of, Child Sexual Exploitation. It sets out how through our partnerships we assess, challenge and provide an enhanced, effective service to reduce the harm and threats posed to children and young people.

DCC Keeping Devon’s Children Safe website

Devon Safeguarding Children website


Early Help

The DSCB’s Early Help strategy aims to protect children or young people at the first signs of need.  Read more >>

Read more >> Threshold Tool

DSCB Education Sub Group Meeting
This group meets on a quarterly basis – view the Terms of Reference : Read more>>

Education MASH Enquiries Summary of Strategic Analysis of DSCB Education Sub Group: Read more>>