How to report your concern

How do I report if I’m concerned about a child?

If you have a concern for the immediate welfare of a child, contact Children’s Services (Social Services) or the Police.

Torbay Children’s Services

Office hours

Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm
Tel: 01803 208100
Email: mash@torbay.gov.uk

Out of hours

Tel: 0300 456 4876
Email: eds-sd@nhs.net

Website: Torbay Children Safeguarding Board

Devon Children’s Services

Office hours

Monday to Thursday, 9am – 5pm, Friday 9am – 4pm
Tel: 0345 155 1071 ask to speak to “Duty Child Protection Social Worker”
Email: mashsecure@devon.gov.uk

Out of hours

Tel: 0845 6000 388
Email: mashsecure@devon.gov.uk

Website: Devon Children and Families Partnership

Plymouth Children Services

Office hours

Monday to Thursday 9am- 5pm, Friday 9am – 4pm
Tel: 01752 306340
Email: childprotect@plymouth.gov.uk

Out of hours

Tel: 01752 346784
Email: multiagencyhub@plymouth.gov.uk

Website: Plymouth Safeguarding Children Board

Police

In the case of an emergency and someone is in immediate danger, please contact Emergency Services ‘999’ or in less urgent cases 101

To speak to member of our NHS Safeguarding Team for advice or support please ring

Office hours: Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm
Tel: 01803 208659 / 07810 834583
Email: Safeguarding Children

Additional information can be found via the South West Child Protection Procedures.