Emergency
999

Non-emergency
01482 448 879 (office hours)
01482 300 304 (out of hours)

Report a concern

Anyone who has concerns about the welfare of a child or young person (for example if a child you know is being abused or neglected, bullied or is a victim of crime) has a responsibility to stop it from happening.

Emergency

If urgent action is needed because you think a child is in immediate danger, contact the police on 999.

Non emergency

If you want to discuss your concerns or need advice (for example if you are not sure if your concerns are justified) please contact us on any of the following telephone numbers –

During normal office hours

Early Help and Safeguarding Hub (EHaSH) on 01482 448 879

Out of normal office hours

Emergency Duty Team on 01482 300 304

As a member of the public, you do not have to give your name and contact details if you do not wish to. If you do give your name, you can ask that your identity is not revealed to the parents or carer of the child concerned.

As a professional you will need to share your identity with the Early Help and Safeguarding Hub when raising a concern.

What happens after you have reported a concern?

All child protection concerns are taken seriously.

Where the concerns you have raised are accepted as a referral, the Early Help and Safeguarding Hub decide what should happen next. Usually this involves starting an enquiry and you may be contacted for further information. Due to the confidential nature of this work, you will not be given detailed information about the outcome of an enquiry. However, you will be told whether an enquiry is taking place.

If you are worried about a child or family

Please contact –
Early Help and Safeguarding Hub
Tel: 01482 448 879

Contact and Referral Form (for safeguarding concerns)

Request for additional support (no safeguarding concerns)

Professionals

Professionals making referrals for Early Help support should be made using the online form available on the Hull Children, Young People, and Families Self Service Hub –

Request for Early Help support (professionals) (link opens in new window)

Professionals from agencies who are unable to access the online Hub above, please complete and send this referral form –

Non-professionals/members of the public

Self-Referrals, or members of the public who wish to request additional support for a family, should be made using the online form. This can be found on the Hull Children, Young People, and Families Self Service Hub –

Request for Early Help support (non-professionals) (link opens in new window)

Confirmation of referral to the Early Help and Safeguarding Hub (EHaSH)

All telephone contacts made by professionals which result in a referral must be followed up by the referring agency in writing within 48 hours of the conversation using a Multi-Agency Referral form.

Report a concern about an adult

If you have a safeguarding concern about an adult please visit the Safeguarding Adults Hull website (link opens in a new window).