Information for Adults
You may be concerned about a child or young person. You may or may not know them, or even their name. Child protection is everyone's responsibility. Abuse can take many different forms such as:
- Sexual abuse;
- physical abuse; or
- emotional abuse.
Don't assume that someone else will take responsibility and make that telephone call. You could help to save a child's life.
Follow the links on the left hand side of this page for useful information and support if you are at all concerned about the safety and welfare of a young person.
The number to call if you are worried about a child or young person and think they may be the victim of neglect or abuse:
If you think a child or young person is in immediate danger telephone 999
If a child or young person is at risk of significant harm contact the
Safeguarding Referral Team Telephone 01782 235100
You can call someone in Stoke-on-Trent to help if you are worried about a child or young person and think they may be a
victim of neglect or abuse
Advice and Access Team Telephone 01782 232200
Emergency Duty Team - 01782 234234 (After 5pm)
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