Concerned about a child or young person?

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 between 8am and 6pm (minicom 0151 934 4657).
  • 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.
  • For Emergency Services please dial 999.

Please click the following link for more information or to make a referral to children’s services

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Last updated: 20/12/2022

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