Get Help For Someone Being Abused or Neglected (Child)
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For emergency services please dial 999
REPORT A CHILD AT RISK
If you are worried that a child may be suffering significant harm, or if you are concerned that a child has suffered harm, neglect or abuse, please follow the advice below.
Members of the public can:
- Call 0345 140 0845 (minicom 0151 934 4657) between 8am and 6pm.
- Contact the emergency duty team on 0151 934 3555 for urgent advice outside of office hours (from 5.30pm Mon to Thurs, and 4pm Friday and weekends). If you think a child is in immediate danger call for police assistance.
Please provide as much information as possible in order for us to respond to your concerns.
We appreciate that making a referral to children’s Social Care may be difficult for you. Please be reassured that your concerns will be recorded and any response carefully considered, and if you would prefer you can remain anonymous.
Last updated: 20/12/2022