Child Protection functions – resources for all

Manchester resources relating to the Child Protection (CP) functions can be found on the GMSP procedures.

Partner Agency reports for Child Protection Conferences (CPC) to enable partner agencies to embed signs of safety with supporting guidance can be found in our Signs of Safety resource.

Additional advice for General Practitioners is available in our GP resource.

Queries about child protection functions should be directed to the Safeguarding Improvement Unit on tele: 0161 234 1214 or by email to

Advice for practitioners

More useful links for practitioners:

  • duties of Children’s Services – the Child Law Advice website explains the duties of the Local Authority to identify children in need in their local area and provide support and accommodation. It also explains care orders and the duties owed to looked after children – visit their website for more information

Advice for parents & carers

Practical advice for parents and carers can be found at:


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