Safeguarding vulnerable people, both children and adults, is at the heart of the work of VoiCeS Northumberland. We believe that all individuals have a right to exist in an environment safe from harm and free from the threat of harm. Given the role of the VCS in the provision of activity and services for individuals, families and communities in Northumberland we understand the critical role that the sector can play in the identification of concern and the safeguarding and protection of individuals.
VoiCeS works on a range of levels to support the sector to play an active role in safeguarding the people they work with and contributing to the wider safeguarding agenda in Northumberland. Working in partnership with Northumberland Safeguarding Children Board we support the sector through: