The TSCB is a statutory organisation whose main objective is to coordinate and ensure the effectiveness of work that is done in safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people under the age of 18 in Trafford.
The scope of TSCB role falls into three broad areas of activity:
- Firstly it engages in activities that safeguard all children and aims to identify and prevent maltreatment, or impairment of health or development, and ensure children are growing up in circumstances consistent with safe and effective care.
- Secondly it leads and co-ordinates pro-active work that aims to target particular groups.
- Thirdly it leads and co-ordinates arrangements for responsive work to protect children who are suffering, or at risk of suffering, maltreatment.