Reporting Concerns

If you have concern that a child is being harmed as a result of abuse or neglect, you must not keep these concerns to yourself. 

Keeping children safe is everyone's responsibility.

If you live in Northumberland, these are the numbers that you can ring for advice and to make a referral:

  • One Call: 01670 536400
  • At all other times, Social Services Emergency Duty Team: 0345 6005252
  • If you have reason to believe that a child is at immediate risk of harm contact the police on 999
  • For all general enquiries, please contact Children’s Specialist Services: 01670 536400
  • The following links will allow you to make an immediate online referral to Specialist Services in Northumberland:

To report a concern about a child click here

To report a concern about an adult click here

To report a concern about a hate crime, domestic abuse or antisocial behaviour click here