Child abuse assessments or protection plans: sample letter

Sample letter for social services staff to respond to requests for information about child abuse assessments or child protection plans.



If you work for a social services department, you can use this sample letter to confirm whether:

  • a child abuse assessment has taken place
  • a child protection plan is in place

You may need to give this information when a victim of domestic violence applies for legal aid.

If you’re a health professional, use this letter to confirm whether you’ve diagnosed injuries or conditions consistent with domestic violence.

Published 26 April 2013