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North Yorkshire County Council

If you are worried about a child or a young person under the age of 19, you should ring our customer services centre on 01609 780780.

This is available outside of office hours. The Minicom number is 01609 779838.

All calls are taken seriously and can be taken in confidence. In an emergency, always ring 999


City of York Council

Children's Front Door (Social Care) 01904 551900 childrensfrontdoor@york.gov.uk

Outside office hours (weekends and on public holidays) contact the emergency duty team telephone: (01609) 780780


North Yorkshire Police: 999 or 0845 606024 (Ask for control room - *EMERGENCIES ONLY*)

The police should only be called where there is immediate danger to a young person. If it is believed that there is no immediate danger, contact should be directed towards North Yorkshire County Council or City of York Council services.


Safeguarding Children Boards

North Yorkshire Safeguarding Children Board

Website: www.safeguardingchildren.co.uk


City of York Safeguarding Children Board

Website: www.saferchildrenyork.org.uk


North Yorkshire – Report adult abuse

Reporting abuse

If you or the person you are concerned about is in danger and immediate action is required, you should ring the emergency services on 999.

If you or the person you are concerned about is not in immediate danger, you should ring our customer services centre on 01609 780780. This includes outside of office hours. The Minicom number is 01609 779838.

Service providers in the statutory, voluntary or independent sectors should use the SA-A inter-agency safeguarding adults concerns form (docx / 209 KB) to report abuse.


York - Report adult abuse

If you're not sure what to do to protect a vulnerable adult our Safeguarding Adults Board (SAB) can give you advice.

To report a crime:

  • in an emergency, contact the police, tel: 999
  • if the person is not in immediate danger, contact the police, tel: 101

To report a safeguarding concern:

  • contact adult social care, tel: 01904 555111 (office hours) or fax 01904 554055
  • hearing impaired customers can use the text facility 07534 437804 and generic fax number 01904 554017
  • out of hours, tel: 01609 534527
  • use the Safeguarding Adults 'concern form' and return this by email or post to Adult Social Care

National Support Organisations

NSPCC
Child protection helpline: 0808 800 5000
www.nspcc.org.uk
help@nspcc.org.uk

Child Protection in Sport Unit
0116 3665590
www.thecpsu.org.uk
cpsu@nspcc.org.uk

Childline
0800 1111


North Yorkshire Sport Safeguarding Officers

Damien Smith

Head of Development - Lead Safeguarding Officer
07766760271
Damien@northyorkshiresport.co.uk

Sarah Stephenson
Sports Development Manager - Deputy Safeguarding Officer
07407559658
Sarah@northyorkshiresport.co.uk


For further information and North Yorkshire Safeguarding Contacts, please download the full contacts document below