Our purpose is to ensure consistent, inclusive and high quality services to meet the assessed needs of children and their families.
We want to support families to care for children safely and successfully and help children achieve their full potential.
Concerned about a child's safety?
If you are worried or concerned about the safety or wellbeing of a child, vulnerable adult or older person please contact Social Care Direct. They will deal with your concerns and can offer advice and support on what to do.
Contact Social Care Direct free on 0845 8 503 503 24 hours and 7 days a week.
Social Care Direct is a confidential phone line where you can make an anonymous referral.
Guidance for professionals
If you are a professional and would like to make a referral for a child / young person, please complete the Common Assessment Framework forms - see link below
You can find the Child Protection Procedures in 'Related links'.