Report a concern about a child
If you have any concerns about a child or young person please do not leave it to someone else to deal with, particularly if you think a child is being neglected or abused.
If you’re concerned about the well-being of a child contact the First Response Team on 0117 903 6444
When our offices are closed call the Emergency Duty Team on 01454 615 165.
Reporting a child at immediate risk
If the child is at immediate risk call the Police on 999.
Other numbers you can call:
- NSPCC 24 hour Helpline: 0800 800 5000 (free from a landline)
- NSPCC Asian Languages Helpline: 0808 800 5000 (free from a landline)
- NSPCC Text helpline: 88858 (service is free and anonymous)
- Police: 101 (non-emergency calls)
For professionals working with children
Anyone who works with children has a role in safeguarding and child protection.
Fill in the First Response online form if you’re concerned about a child.