Immediate Concern over the Safety and Welfare of a child.
If you have an immediate concern over the safety and welfare of a child there are a number of actions you can take:
- Phone 999– you will be put through to the Police where you can report the nature of your concern.
- Refer to Children’s Social Care – Family Front Door.
The Family Front Door, Initial Contact and Referral Team is the central point for all referrals for children and young people aged 0 to 18 years and living in Worcestershire where there is safeguarding or child protection concerns for them.
If you have an immediate concern about the safety and welfare of a child please phone the Family Front Door directly on 01905 822666.
If you have a child protection concern outside of normal office hours please contact our out of hours emergency duty team (EDT) telephone 01905 768020.