Disclosure and barring
The Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) have merged to become the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). CRB checks are now called DBS checks. A DBS check may be needed for applying to foster or adopt a child.
Forms and guidance can be found below.
Forms and guidance
Safeguarding Support Team
0191 433 2206 / 0191 433 2866