What to do if you are worried about a child

All children and young people have the right to live in safety, without emotional cruelty, neglect, violence, or sexual abuse.
If you are worried about the safety or welfare of a child please share your concerns so that someone can help.
If the child is in immediate danger then you should telephone emergency services on 999
If you have concerns that a child or young person under the age of 18 might be being harmed, please contact your local borough Single Point of Access on the number below:
  • Camden 020 79743317. Out of hours 020 79744444
  • Islington 020 75277400. Out of hours 020 7226 0992
  • Haringey - 020 84894470. Out of hours 020 84890000
  • Hackney - 020 83565500. Out of hours 020 3562710
Page last updated: 23 Mar 2018
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