In an emergency you should contact the police.
If you have a non-emergency concern about a child contact:
•Initial Response Service – 0191 277 2500
•Emergency Duty Team – 0191 278 7878 (out of hours)
•Northumbria Police – 101 (in an emergency always dial 999)
•NSPCC Helpline – 0808 800 5000
All concerns that a child or young person is suffering or is at risk of suffering significant harm must be referred directly to the Initial Response Service of Children’s Social Care in accordance with the Newcastle Safeguarding Children Board Procedures
Please refer to the Newcastle Safeguarding Children Board website for safeguarding policies and procedures and for details of safeguarding training.
Key information for schools including LA named officer contact details
Allegations against staff - NSCB procedures
Newcastle LA Designated Officer (LADO) Contact Details: Melanie Scott, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone: 0191 2116730
Local Authority Designated Officer
Children’s Safeguarding Standards Unit