Shropshire Council

Do you think a child is being harmed or is at risk?

If you think a child or young person is being harmed or is at risk of being harmed you must contact Children's Services and tell them your concerns.

Alternatively, it might be you that's being harmed. Don't delay, please contact us straight away - we're here to help you.

You can report your concerns by calling 0345 678 9021.

You can also speak to:

  • Public Protection Unit (West Mercia Police): 0300 333 3000
  • NSPCC: 0800 800 5000
  • Childline: 0800 1111

If a child is in immediate danger

If you think a child is in immediate danger, call the emergency services on 999.

To view safeguarding information for Children and Young People, Parents and Carers and Professionals and Volunteers please visit the Shropshire’s Safeguarding Children Board website.