The Team

If you have concerns about a child please contact Manchester Contact Centre on 0161 234 5001 or email

The MSCB Business Unit is a team of staff who support all aspects of the Board's work.

(Please note that the '@' in the email addresses has been replaced with a * to prevent online email spam)

For all general enquiries
please call 0161 234 3330 / 1332 (includes out of office answer phone) or email mscb*

LSCB Independent Chair
The Independant Chair takes a key role in driving forward the safeguarding agenda in Manchester by managing and leading the strategic work of the Board, and ensuring all partner agencies effectively fulfil their duties to cooperate in this work.

The Chair can be contacted via the MSCB Business Unit on 0161 234 1332 or email mscb*

Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)
Email or call 0161 234 1214                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Referrals containing confidential information should be sent to

The LADO provides advice and guidance to organisations in cases where allegations have been made against adults who work with children and young people; and monitors the progress of cases to ensure they are dealt with quickly and fairly. 

The Partners
Adult Social Care, Barnardos, CAFCASS, Children's Social Care, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Central Manchester University Hospitals Trust, Connexions Manchester, Drug & Alcohol Strategy Team, Education, Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service, Greater Manchester Police, Greater Manchester West Mental Health Trust, Housing, Manchester Mental Health & Social Care Trust, NHS Manchester, NSPCC, Pennine Acute Hospitals Trust, Probation, University Hospital South Manchester and Youth Offending Service.