Worried about a child

Worried about a child?

In an emergency call 999

If you're worried that a child is currently suffering, or is likely to suffer from, significant harm you need to take action immediately. Call Middlesbrough Children's Services, First Contact Team on 08702 402994, and complete the SAFER Referral Tool form and send it within 24 hours to Middlesbrough Children's Services, First Contact Team using the secure email address firstcontact@middlesbrough.gcsx.gov.uk.

For less urgent situations please complete the SAFER Referral Tool form before contacting Middlesbrough Children's Services, First Contact Team.

(Please note, the SAFER Referral Tool form can be downloaded by clicking the green 'Download Referral Form' button at the top of the page)

Contact details

Children's social care Office hours contact Out of hours contact Email
Middlesbrough 01642 726004 08702 402994 firstcontact@middlesbrough.gcsx.gov.uk
Hartlepool 01429 284284 08702 402994 childrenshub@hartlepool.gcsx.gov.uk
Redcar & Cleveland 01642 771500 08702 402994 firstcontact@redcar-cleveland.gcsx.gov.uk
Stockton on Tees 01429 284284 08702 402994 childrenshub@hartlepool.gcsx.gov.uk