Who to contact for help
Please note that we are unable to provide advice and guidance on specific safeguarding or child protection issues. If you have concerns about a specific child or children being at risk you should contact one of the following:
In Brighton & Hove
Contact the MASH (Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub) on 01273 290400 or at MASH@brighton-hove.gcsx.gov.uk.
Outside of normal office hours call the number above to receive a message giving emergency contact details.
Safety Net operate in Brighton & Hove and Sussex. We can provide safeguarding and child protection training for professionals at any location within the UK. However, if you have immediate safeguarding or child protection concerns relating to a specific child or children, please click here for advice and phone numbers for the NSPCC.
In the case of an emegency or immediate risk to a child or young person
Call the police on 999.
Children can call Childline on 0800 1111 or visit their website at www.childline.org.uk. Calls are free, they won’t appear on any phone bills (mobile or landline) and callers will be listened to without judgement.