If you have concern that a child is being harmed as a result of abuse or neglect, you must not keep these concerns to yourself. Keeping children safe is everyone's responsibility. You need to ensure that you either speak to your ‘Designated Safeguarding Officer’ or the areas Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) both of whom can listen to and record your concern, and then take appropriate action.
Norfolk Multiagency Safeguarding Hub - MASH -
Norfolk Safeguarding Adults Board - NSAB - https://www.
Tel 0344 800 8020 (option 1 option 3) Adult at risk of harm
Suffolk Multiagency Safeguarding Hub - MASH - https://www.suffolk.gov.uk/
MASH Consultation Line on
tel 0345 6061499
Essex Safeguarding Children Board - http://www.escb.co.uk/
Tel 0345 6037627
Essex Safeguarding Adults Board - http://www.essexsab.org.uk/en-
Professionals working with adults- If you have concerns that an adult may have suffered abuse,
complete a SET SAF1 Form or call Social Care Direct
Tel 0345 603 7630.
Devon Multiagency Safeguarding Hub MASH
Tel: 0345 155 1071 E-mail: email@example.com
Devon Early Help Team
Tel 0345 1551071
Devon Local Area Designated Officer
Tel (LADO) 01392 386013
Devon Emergency Duty Team
Tel 0845 6000388
General Child Protection Numbers
NSPCC 24 hour National Child Protection Helpline on 0808 800 5000.
If you have reason to believe that a child is at immediate risk of harm, ring the police on 999