17th July 2023
Report a concern about a child
If you are worried about a child or young person you should tell us immediately. Children and their parents may need urgent help.
Who to contact
If you believe a child is in immediate danger call the Police on 999.
To report other concerns about a child:
Out of hours
For safeguarding emergencies after 5 pm, or on weekends and bank holidays that can't wait until the next working day:
- Phone: 01344 351 999
- Thames Valley police website or phone 0845 8505 505
- National Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children website - 24-hour helpline 0808 800 5000
- ChildLine website - 24-hour helpline 0800 11 11
If you are a professional, more information can be found on the: