Child protection

Overview

If you believe that a child is at immediate risk and in need of protection then you should call the police on 999 immediately

If you have any concerns about a child at risk of harm, abuse or neglect or if you need support, advice or guidance in relation to a child in your care, please contact us where you will be able to speak to an experienced social worker. We will listen, assess your concerns, provide advice, support and guidance, and take appropriate action if a child is at risk.

If you are unsure that it is a concern worth reporting, you can call the team and talk it through.

Contact details

  • Monday to Friday: 8.45am to 5pm telephone: 01254 666400
  • Emergency out-of-hours (evenings and weekends) telephone: 01254 587547