If the child is in immediate danger

In an emergency phone 999.

If you think the child is at immediate risk of harm phone us straightaway:

  • Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm on 01634 334 466
  • out of hours on 03000 419 191.

When to refer a child to Medway's Children's Services

Read our threshold guidance to find out when to refer a child to children’s services in Medway.

Request help

Use our online forms to:

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.

Find out more on the Medway Safeguarding Children Partnership website.

Read guidance on working to safeguard children on the GOV.UK website.

To find out about adults safeguarding and how to report a concern, visit our Adult abuse and safeguarding page.