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AMENDMENT

The following details were amended in June 2019:


Contents

  1. Children’s Social Care - Front Door
  2. Children's Social Care - Safeguarding and Care Planning
  3. Children's Social Care - Looked After Children
  4. Children's Commissioning
  5. Children and Young People with Disabilities Team
  6. Children’s Rights Service
  7. Designated Allegations Manager (Fostering)
  8. Independent Review Unit
  9. Fostering Service
  10. Placement Officer/Manager

Children’s Social Care (name and contact details for team that receives referrals in relation to children)

Social Work - Children and Families
Integrated Referral Team

Tel: 0191 433 2653
Fax: 0191 433 2040
Out of Hours: 0191 477 0844
8.30am-5pm (Monday – Thursday)
8.30am-4.30pm (Friday)
Email: R&Aduty@gateshead.gov.uk
Children’s Social Care (name and contact details for Safeguarding and Care Planning Teams)

Social Work Children and Families
Safeguarding and Care Planning Teams

Tel: 0191 433 3551
Email: sgcpadmin@gateshead.gov.uk
Children’s Social Care (name and contact details for Looked After ChildrenTeam )

Social Work Children and Families
Looked After Children Team

Tel: 0191 433 2750
Email: lacbusinessadmin@gateshead.gov.uk
Children’s Commissioning (name and contact details for team that provides services to disabled children)

Children’s Commissioning Team
Civic Centre,
Gateshead
NE8 1HH

Tel: 0191 433 2764
Email: childrenscommissioning@gateshead.gov.uk
Children and Young People with Disabilities Team (name and contact details for team that provides services to disabled children)

Disabled Children Team

Tel: 0191 433 3623
Email: disabledchildrenteam@gateshead.gov.uk
Children’s Rights Service (name and contact details for providing Advocacy for Looked After Children)

Chris Hulme
Children’s Rights Officer

Tel: 0191 433 2647
Mobile: 07795 021 819
Email: rights@gateshead.gov.uk
Designated Allegations Manager (Fostering) (name and contact details for person who liaises with the LADO where allegations against foster carers are made)

Shauna Garrett
Team Manager Fostering

Tel: 0191 433 2867
Email: shaunagarrett@gateshead.gov.uk
Independent Review Unit (name and contact details for team where Independent Reviewing Officers are located)

Safeguarding Children Unit

Tel: 0191 433 8031
Fax: 0191 433 3950
Email: juliereay@gateshead.gov.uk
safeguardingchildrenunit@gateshead.gov.uk
Fostering Service (name and contact details for team that receives requests for children’s placements in foster care)

Shauna Garrett
Team Manager Fostering

Tel: 0191 433 2867
Email: shaunagarrett@gateshead.gov.uk
Placement Officer/Manager (name and contact details for team that receives requests for children’s placements in residential care)

Looked After Children’s Service

Email: lacbusinessadmin@gateshead.gov.uk

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