Report a concern with a child
The safety and welfare of children – or child protection – is everybody’s business.
You could be a neighbour, friend, parent, relative, child-minder, teacher, doctor or working for any organisation which has contact with children and young people.
In an emergency please dial 999.
Otherwise you can contact the Child Protection Team:
Monday to Friday (9am to 5pm) – 01708 433222
Out of hours/weekends – 01708 433999
Make a referral online
Or use the document based referral form and email it to email@example.com.
The NSPCC run therapeutic services for families under pressure:
- Building Blocks
- Parents Under Pressure™.
Find out more about NSPCC services, including how to get in touch with ones in your area.
Family Lives offer a free and confidential helpline service for families. You can talk to them about any aspect of parenting and family life. Call 0808 800 2222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Children and young people can get support and advice about neglect from Childline if they’re facing neglect or if they’re worried about a friend or family member. Whether it’s happening now or happened in the past, Childline can be contacted 24/7. Calls to 0800 1111 are free and confidential. Children can also contact Childline online.