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Berkshire West Safeguarding Children Partnership (BWSCP formerly LSCB)

The Local Safeguarding Children Boards (LSCB) across the West of Berkshire (Reading, West Berkshire and Wokingham) have merged to become the Berkshire West Safeguarding Children Partnership (BWSCP).  The Safeguarding Partnership is the final decision making body, overseeing the multi-agency plan to protect children and safeguard their welfare in Berkshire West.

Other contacts:

Sherrie Newell, Operational Partnership Manager –

Donna Gray, Senior Partnership Coordinator –  

Who to contact

Contact Name
Esther Blake
Contact Position
Strategic Business Manager, Berkshire West Safeguarding Children Partnership
0118 937 3269
Berkshire West Safeguarding Children Partnership

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.