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National Helpline for Adults

The national campaign is aimed at adults who have been abused in childhood. Adults can receive advice and support by contacting the following number:

Inquiry Information Line on 0800 917 1000.
(Open weekdays 8am-8pm, Saturdays 10am-12pm
Calls are free and do not show on the callers telephone bill)

Children and Young People

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
  • email

Emergency Duty Team - 01782 234234 (After 5pm) 

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:

  • neglect;
  • 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.

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