Contact information

  • Schools Safeguarding Coordinator

    For enquiries regarding safeguarding questions and issues in schools:
    Mr Apo ÇA─×IRICI - 020 7525 2715, apo.cagirici@southwark.gov.uk
     

  • Southwark Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)

    Duty - 020 7525 1921, mash@southwark.gov.uk
    Out of office hours: call 020 7525 5000 and ask to speak to a duty social worker
     

  • Family Early Help Service

    Family Early Help duty line (external enquiries including Education and Inclusion) 020 7525 2714
    Family Early Help duty manager (referrals and current casework enquiries) 020 7525 3893
    earlyhelp@southwark.gov.uk
     

  • Complaints/allegations made against staff in schools

    Local Authority’s Designated Officer (LADO): Eva Simcock - 020 7525 0689, Eva.Simcock@southwark.gov.uk

    There is also a duty system and one of the CP Coordinators in Quality Assurance Unit is on duty each day to deal with LADO issues when LADO is unavailable. Duty telephone number for enquiries/referrals is 020 7525 3297

     

  • LA’s Strategic Lead Officer for safeguarding in education services:

    Nina Dohel (Director of Education) - 020 7525 3252, Nina.Dohel@southwark.gov.uk

     

  • Southwark's Virtual School Head

    Usha Singh - 020 7525 4076, usha.singh@southwark.gov.uk

     

  • Private Fostering

    To notify Southwark Council of a private fostering arrangement: 020 7525 1921, MASH@southwark.gov.uk

    Advice about whether there is a need to notify the council can be obtained by calling 07539 346808 or sending an email to privatefosteringadvice@southwark.gov.uk