Safeguarding Children

If You Are Worried About a Child

If you have reason to believe that a child or young person is at immediate risk from harm contact the Police on 999 or the Worcestershire Hub on 0845 607 2000 (Calls to this number will cost 5 pence per minute plus your phone company's access charge).

For assistance out of office hours (5:00pm to 8:00 am weekdays and all day at weekends and bank holidays) please contact the Emergency Duty Team (EDT) 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. Read more about making referrals including links to the Threshold Guidance.

About the Safeguarding Children Board

Worcestershire Safeguarding Children Board (WSCB)The board has a wide range of responsibilities, including the development and review of procedures to protect children; the provision of training for staff and volunteers who work with children; reviewing the death of all children to find out what lessons can be learnt to safeguard other children and raising public awareness of safeguarding. Read more

Worcestershire Safeguarding Children Board (WSCB) Contact Information

Main switchboard: 01905 752800

The Pines
Bilford Road

Telephone: 01905 752803

Fax: 01905 752836


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