Safeguarding Policies


Broxbourne Council’s Safeguarding policies can be viewed via the links below:
The Council is committed to its duties under the Children Act (1989 & 2004) and the Care Act (2014). It works with the procedures of the Hertfordshire Safeguarding Children Partnership and the Hertfordshire Safeguarding Adults Board.
If you have a concern you can make a referral to:
  • Children: Hertfordshire County Council Children’s Services (including out of hours) 0300 1234043
  • Adults: Hertfordshire County Council Adult Social Services (including out of hours) 0300 1234042
The key contacts for safeguarding in Broxbourne are:
  • Children: Steve Whitlam – Community Development Manager, 01992 785555 extension 5909
  • Adults at Risk: Pat O’Keefe - Accommodation and Resources Manager, 01992 785523
  • Domestic Abuse, Modern Slavery and Hate Crime: Louise Brown – Community Safety Manager, 01992 785555 extension 5828

For Adult Safeguarding you may also use this referral form.