Report a concern about a child or a teenager
In an emergency, call 999.
Otherwise, if you are worried that a child or a teenager might be at risk of harm and require immediate advice
Single Point of Advice (SPoA)
- Phone: 01323 464222
If you feel that the child or teenager is not in immediate danger but you are still worried you can also:
- Or email SPoA
Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5pm. Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm.
Out of hours
For a serious concern about a child that cannot wait until the next working day, contact the Emergency Duty Service.
Weekdays from 5pm to 8.30am. Also weekends and bank holidays.
- 01273 335906 or
- 01273 335905
Advice for separated parents
If you are concerned that your child is not safe with your ex-partner, or need advice on contact and living arrangements for children, see:
- Contact and living arrangements
- If you are concerned that your child is not safe with your ex-partner