Everyone has a responsibility to safeguard children, young people and adults who may be at risk of abuse.
If you are worried about someone:
- In an emergency, please call: 999
- If there is no immediate risk, call the police on: 101
If you have concerns about the safety or welfare of a child or young person contact Together for Children on 0191 561 7007 (available 8.30am to 5:15pm Monday – Thursday, 8.30am to 4.45pm Friday)
If you are a member of the public and worried about your own safety or about the safety of someone else, please contact the Safeguarding Adults team