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Safeguarding Our Children

Worried about a child?

What to do if you are worried about a child

'Safeguarding children is everyone's business'.

In an emergency

Worried about a childIf you have reason to believe that a child or young person is at immediate risk from harm contact the Police on 999 or Emergency Duty Team on 01905 768020


If you have any concerns about a particular child or young person and feel that they may be in need of protection or safeguarding, then please contact the Access Centre to make a referral to Children's Social Care.

 Worried about a Child? Make a Referral here.

 Telephone: 0845 607 2000 (Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5.00pm)
Emergency Duty Team: 01905 768020 (Out of hours)
Fax: 01905 728744
Minicom: 01905 768052
Text: 07939 572 850

 Write to us at:

Social Care
PO Box 585

 Information for Professionals Making a Referral

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External websites

  • West Mercia Police - Here at West Mercia Police, we are proud of our record of reducing crime and helping your area one of the safest places in the country to live, work and visit.
  • NSPCC - The NSPCC's vision is to end cruelty to children in the UK.

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This page was last reviewed 17 September 2014 at 15:49.
The page is next due for review 15 March 2016.