Missing from home
Pan Cheshire Missing from Home Protocol 2023-2024
This protocol which is out for consultation relates to all children and young people in Cheshire who run away and go missing or absent from home or care. This includes children and young people looked after by another Local Authority and placed in a home, care or residential school within Cheshire.
Additionally, the protocol applies in parts to children and young people looked after by Cheshire and placed in home, care or residential school outside of Cheshire.
Find the Protocol and additional documents below:
Please see the protocol above for information in relation to the risk assessment.
These are the agreed Northwest procedures for transfer of cases across Local Authority boundaries, for the most up to date procedures on this visit:
Pan Cheshire Procedures
If you have any suspicion about behaviours or activities you have witnessed for instance, if you have seen children in gangs where there are older people or they are travelling unaccompanied late at night, your information could help police to gather the type of intelligence which supports their investigations into unsafe and criminal activity. Please report what you know or have seen here: report intelligence to the police.