If you are worried about a child or young person and think they might need help, you can contact us and talk through your worries.
How to report child abuse
You can contact us at any time to report child abuse. In an emergency phone 999.
You can phone:
- Monday to Friday between 9am to 5pm on 01634 334 466.
- Out of hours on 03000 419 191
Medway's First Response service
If you have concerns about a child you can contact First Response.
We have also designed a new referral and contact form for members of the public and professsionals where you can report any safeguarding concerns about a child or young person. Once the form has been submitted, it will be reviewed and assessed and action will be taken.
You can also report a child safeguarding concern online. You can do this anonymously by selecting 'guest' under the login button.
Keeping children safe
Our Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) is responsible for agreeing how organisations will work together to safeguard and promote the welfare of children in Medway.