Youth Safety

The Mayor of Newham's Youth Safety Board

Making Newham a great place to grow up is a priority for the Mayor, the Council and its partners. ​ 

The Board was set up in March 2019 in order to identify and accelerate actions to improve safety for children and young people who live, work or study in Newham. 

It is co-chaired by Mayor Rokhsana Fiaz and Duncan Bew, Clinical Director for Trauma at Kings College Hospital, London. Members include young people, family members and residents, and police, education and health representatives. 

The Board published its report and recommendations in December 2019. You can read the report, a short summary and the evidence briefing here. 

​​Youth Safety Board Main Repor​t ​(PDF) 

Youth Safety Board Summary​ (PDF) 

Youth Safety Board - background evidence briefing​ (PDF) 

You can view the latest work of the Youth Safety Board in the One year on report below.

Youth Safety Board – One Year on (2021 report) (PDF)

Report your concerns

If you are worried that a child you know in is at risk of serious harm, please phone Newham’s Child Multi-agency Safeguarding Hub on 020 3373 4600 (office hours) or 020 8430 2000 (any other time).

If a child or young person is in immediate danger, phone the police immediately on 999.

You can also report concerns about crime anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Go to the Newham Safeguarding Children and Young People page​.