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Welcome to the Buckinghamshire Safeguarding Children Board Procedures Manual

How to use the manual

Use the link to the contents page to access different sections of the procedures.


Referrals to Children’s Social Care and Early Help

If you are a professional working in Buckinghamshire and wish to make a referral to Children's Social Care, please use the MARF (Multi-Agency Referral Form). Please also refer to the Thresholds Guidance to assist with decision making.


Safeguarding Adult Procedures

For the Buckinghamshire Safeguarding Adults procedures please visit


Temporary changes to statutory child safeguarding guidance due to coronavirus

A summary of the changes to statutory child safeguarding guidance due to coronavirus, with links to the relevant government guidance is available here: 


Following the publication of Working Together 2018 on 4 July 2018, our safeguarding and child protection procedures are currently under review and will be updated. If you have any queries please contact us. 

This page is correct as printed on Saturday 25th of June 2022 11:51:27 AM please refer back to this website ( for updates.