Safeguarding week 2019

Safeguarding Week 2019 will be taking place between 24 and 28 June 2019. There will be a number of local events taking place along with a joint county and city conference.


North Yorkshire and York Safeguarding Children and Adults Boards along with the Community Safety Partnerships are working together to host safeguarding week 2019. The theme is ‘Safeguarding is Everybody’s Business’.

Every year Safeguarding Week aims to raise awareness of the different forms that abuse can take and looks at complex issues affecting North Yorkshire and York.

Tuesday 25 June will see the return of the Safeguarding Week Conference. There will be two keynote speakers focusing on:

  • Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking; and 
  • Domestic Homicide. 

A variety of workshops will also take place on the following:

  • Learning from Domestic Homicide Reviews;
  • Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking;
  • County lines;
  • Suicide Prevention;
  • Harmful Sexual Behaviours; and
  • Adult Self-Neglect. 

Book your place or download the  Safeguarding Week conference poster. (pdf / 258 KB)

Anyone who is concerned that someone may be the subject of abuse should report it.

If you are worried about a child please go to the North Yorkshire safeguarding children board - worried about a child page.

If you are worried about an adult please telephone 01609 780780.

For more information about types and signs of abuse, see the North Yorkshire safeguarding children board's website or our safeguarding vulnerable adults page. 

In York check the Concerned about a Child webpage on the City of York Safeguarding Children Partnership site.

If you are worried about an adult please call 01904 555111 for Safeguarding Adults.

For more information about abuse and safeguarding in York please check the Safeguarding Adults Board website and the Safeguarding Children Partnership website.