Safeguarding Contacts

Useful Contacts


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 -

Tel 0344 800 8020  (option 1 option 3) Adult at risk of harm



Suffolk Multiagency Safeguarding Hub - MASH -

MASH Consultation Line on

tel 0345 6061499

Online Adult Safeguarding Referral



Essex Safeguarding Children Board -

Tel 0345 6037627

Essex Safeguarding Adults Board -

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:

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