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Find information about community support and our services during the coronavirus pandemic, on our information for residents pages, our information for businesses pages, and our community support hub page which has guidance to help coordinate community organisations.

See a summary of our Local Outbreak Control Plan and read our frequently asked questions. 

What to Expect: Child Protection Investigations

What's involved in a Child Protection Investigation, also called a Section 47.


Our pdf icon What to expect: Child Protection Investigation/Section 47 leaflet [230kb] gives key information about:

- what a Section 47 investigation is and how it works

- who is involved in the investigation and strategy meetings

- the possible outcomes of an investigation