What to do if you are concerned about the safety of a child or young person:
If the child or young person is not at risk of being significantly harmed consider an early help response on 0300 555 2866 (Option 1) if you are unsure please view our right help, right time guidance on the procedures page.
More information about Early Help can be found at on our Early Help pages
If you suspect that a child or young person is being, or is at risk of being significantly harmed as a result of abuse or neglect, you must report this immediately:
During office hours (Monday – Thursday, 8.45am – 5.15pm Friday, 8.45am – 4.45pm) call Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub: 0300 555 2866
Out of office hours (evenings, weekends and bank holidays) Emergency Response Team Telephone: 0300 555 2922
To make a child protection referral, please send all information to the MASH using the Electronic Multi Agency Referral Form (MARF)
Please refer to the following video for help, support and guidance:Video Guide on Walsall Multi Agency Referral Form
If you believe a child is in immediate danger call the police on 999.