Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults Contact Details

24 hour protection line for children and vulnerable adults: 0345 603 7634

Essex Safeguarding Adult Board: https://www.essexsab.org.uk/
Concerned about an adult? Essex social care direct: 0345 603 7630
Essex Safeguarding Children Board:
 https://www.escb.co.uk/
Report a concern about a child to the Children and Families Hub on 0345 603 7627

Emergency Duty Team:  escb@essex.gov.uk

For children:

Daytime help:-
Monday to Thursday 9.00am – 5.30pm
Fridays & Bank Holidays 9.00am – 5.30pm
Telephone: 0345 603 7634
E-mail: initialresponseteam@essex.gcsx.gov.uk
Night-time help:-
Monday to Thursday 5.30pm – 9.00am
Friday & Bank Holidays 4.30pm – 9.00am
Telephone: 0345 606 1212
E-mail: initialresponseteam@essex.gcsx.gov.uk

Child Protection Concern Contact Numbers:
First Contact Team for practitioners based in Southend (Mon to Thurs 9am – 5:30pm and Fri 9am – 4:30pm)  – 01702 215007
Initial Response Team for practitioners based in Thurrock: 01375 652802 or 01375 652634

NSPCC Child Protection Helpline – 0808 800 5000

Childline – 0800 1111 (Free)

 Practitioner should call:

Southend – 01702 215008

Thurrock – 01375 511000

NEE Safeguarding Children Contact list – updated 2/6/2016

North Essex telephone for help and advice: 01206 286785

NEECCG.Safeguarding@nhs.net