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Information for Children or Young People

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The numbers 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 or 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)

Or you can call a national helpline number (free of charge):-

  • NSPCC Helpline - 0808 800 5000
  • Childline 0800 1111

If you've got worries or need some advice we can help.

If something is worrying you or making you scared and you are not sure it's abuse, it's important to talk to someone you trust.

You can be hurt by an adult or another young person in many ways.  Abuse can be any of the following:

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