Welcome to the Leeds City Council Children's Homes Procedures Manual.

Please see 'Using this Manual' for information on how to use the procedures.

Additional local documents can be found in the Documents Library section.

These procedures apply specifically to Leeds City Council Children’s Homes, please click here for the Children’s Social Work Services procedures.

The West Yorkshire Consortium Safeguarding and Child Protection Procedures should be read alongside these procedures as they contain guidance for all practitioners on a range of topics including Child Exploitation, Children who are Missing, Trafficking and Modern Slavery and Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).