Missing and Runaway Children

Children and Young People who going missing and/or run away from their home or placement is a serious issue that the London Borough of Enfield is pro-actively addressing. This issue is often an indicator of other problems in the home where the child lives. Enfield Safeguarding Children Board (ESCB) has a comprehensive Missing from Home, Care, Education and / […]

LGBT group for young people

Proud Enfield is a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) group of young people in Enfield aged 13-18. For more information visit the Youth Enfield website. Proud Enfield poster Enfield Children and Young Persons’ Service (ECYPS) has a regular LGBT drop-in for young people on the first and third Friday of each month. Young people can take their issues […]

Keeping children safe in education

This page is the ESCB‘s resource for everyone working in schools to help them keep children safe and ensure they are complying with statutory requirements. Safeguarding Compliance Section 175 of the Education Act (2002) requires local education authorities and governing bodies of maintained schools and further education institutions to make arrangements to ensure that their functions are […]

Information on keeping safe

We can help if you are being mistreated or abused by someone and you are not sure what to do. What is Child Abuse? Find out what child abuse means, what you can do to stop it, and how ChildLine can help you.  Types of abuse can be physical, sexual or neglect. ChildLine Youth Enfield […]

How to stay safe online

The internet is a great place to chat to friends, show all your photos and have fun, but it is important to know how to stay safe.  Follow the links below for further information: Thinkuknow – Help and advice on keeping safe. Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP)

Enfield children’s rights service

Enfield Children’s Rights Service helps children and young people who are: • on a Child Protection Plan• Looked After• a care leaver with a Pathway Plan. To find out more, visit Enfield Children’s Rights Service on the Youth Enfield website.

Community help point scheme

Lost, frightened or afraid? Look for the Community Help Point Scheme sign and go in and ask for help A large number of young people told us that they had concerns about their personal safety when moving around the borough and as a result, we have introduced the Community Help Point Scheme – CHPS – in an effort to […]

Staying safe

On these pages we’ve brought together information that we hope you will find helpful to keep yourself safe. There is information on services that are available and fact-sheets and videos.

Advice for children & young people

Talk to us If you are being abused or you are supporting someone who has experienced abuse, please get in touch with us – it’s free and you don’t have to say who you are.  You can get help in any of these ways: Ring the Single Point of Entry (SPOE) on 020 8379 5555, Monday to Friday […]