Before making a referral
Please read the Thresholds Document to decide whether your concerns require a referral to Children’s Social Care.
Consider whether the needs of the person can be met by services or professionals already involved before making a referral.
Discuss your concerns with your agency’s safeguarding lead or your line manager.
For urgent concerns
If you have an urgent child protection concern and need to get in touch with us, call the MASH on
Lines are open from:
- Monday to Thursday: 8:30am – 5:30pm
- Friday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Out of hours
If you need to get in touch out of usual office hours, please contact the Emergency Duty Team immediately on:
If you think that a child is at immediate risk, contact the police immediately on: