Reporting Abuse


If you are concerned that someone in a position of trust has harmed a child or behaved in a way that indicates that they may be unsuitable to be in a position of trust, or you are concerened about a child who has made a disclourse or you suspect that the child is being abused or negleted then please contact the LADO (Local Authority Designated Officer) from your Local Safeguarding Board to discuss your concerns promptly, before speaking to the person of concern.


In case of an emergency call 999

Alternative Helplines

Muslim Youth Helpline


Freephone: 0808 808 2008



Helpline opening hours:

​The Helpline service is open 7 days a week, 365 days a year including Bank holidays and Eid. Our current opening hours are:

​Monday to Sunday 4pm-10pm

NSPCC helpline


If you're worried about a child, even if you're unsure, contact professional counsellors 24/7 for help, advice and support.


Call us or email


0808 800 5000

Childline for 18 or under


Childline offers free, confidential advice and support whatever your worry, whenever you need help.


0800 1111