Safeguarding

If you think a child or an adult is being abused or mistreated or you have concerns about a child or an adult's wellbeing then you should contact your organisations Safeguarding Team for advice and guidance. Alternatively you should call and speak to someone at the appropriate Local Authority Safeguarding Team, details below:

Barking and Dagenham

  • Adult social care intake and access team on 020 8227 2915 (Adults)
  • LBBD multi agency safeguarding hub (MASH) on 020 8227 3811 (Children)

Barnet

  • Social Care Direct on 020 8359 5000 (Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm) or 020 8359 2000 (out of hours) (Adults)
  • Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) on 020 8359 4066 (Children)

Bexley

  • London Borough of Bexley on  020 8303 7777 (Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm) and ask for ‘screeners' (Adults)
  • Children’s Services Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) on 020 3045 5440 (Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm) 020 8303 7777 or 020 8303 7171 (out of hours) (Children)

Brent

  • Safeguarding adult team on 0208 937 4098 or 0208 937 4099 (9am-5pm, Monday to Friday) or Out of Hours Emergency Duty Team on 020 8863 5250 or safeguardingadults@brent.gov.uk (Adults)
  • Brent Family Front door on 020 8937 4300 (Children)

Bromley

  • Bromley Council on 020 8461 7777 (office hours) or 0300 303 8671 (out of hours) (Adults)
  • Children’s services on 020 8461 7373 / 7379 / 7026 (Mon-Fri, 8:30am-5pm) or 0300 303 8671 (out of hours) (Children)

Camden

  • Camden Council on 020 7974 4000 (Adults)
  • Children and Families Contact Service on 020 7974 3317 or 020 7974 4444 (out of hours) (Children)

City of London

  • Adult Social Care Team 020 7332 1224 (9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday) or 020 8356 2300 (out of hours) (Adults)
  • City of London Corporation Children and Families team Hackney Emergency Duty Team 020 7332 3621 (Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm) or 020 8356 2710 (out of hours) (Children)

Croydon

  • Croydon Council on 020 8726 6500 (Adults)
  • Single Point of Contact team on 020 8255 2888 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm) or 0208 726 6400 (out of hours) (Children)

Ealing

  • Social care advice and referral centre on 020 8825 8000 (Adults)
  • Children and families on 020 8825 8000 (Children)

Enfield

  • Adult Abuse line on 020 8379 5212 (Adults)
  • Children’s MASH (Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub) on 020 8379 5555 (Mon-Thurs 9am-5pm; Fri 9am-4.45pm) or 020 8379 1000 (out of hours) (Children)

Greenwich

  • Contact Assessment Team on 020 8921 2304 or 020 8854 8888 (out of hours) (Adults)
  • Children's Services on 020 8921 3172 or 020 8854 8888 (out of hours) (Children)

Hackney

  • Safeguarding Adults on 020 8356 5782 (Adults)
  • First Access and Screening Team (FAST) Emergency Duty Team (Children)

Hammersmith and Fulham

  • Safeguarding adults on 020 8753 4198 - Option 3 or 020 8748 8588 (out of hours) (Adults)
  • Family services on 020 8753 6600 or 020 8748 8588 (out of hours) (Children)

Haringey

  • First Response Team (adult social services) on 020 8489 1400 (Adults)
  • Haringey's Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) on 020 8489 4470 or Emergency Duty Team on 020 8489 0000 (out of hours) (Children)

Harrow

  • Safeguarding adults services on 020 8420 9453 (Adults)
  • Local Safeguarding Children Board on 020 8901 2690 (Children)

Havering

  • Adult Social Services Safeguarding Adults Team on 01708 433 550 or 01708 433 999 (outside of 9-5pm and at weekends) (Adults)
  • Children’s Social Services / Safeguarding Team on 01708 433222 or 01708 433 999 (outside of 9-5pm and at weekends) (Children)

Hillingdon

  • Hillingdon Social Care Direct on (01895) 556633 (Adults)
  • Hillingdon Social Care Direct - Children on 01895 556633 (Children)

Hounslow

  • Safeguarding adults on 020 8583 3100 (Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm, Friday 9am to 4.45pm) 020 8583 2222 (Adults)
  • Children's Services on 020 8583 6600 option 2 (Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm, Friday 9am to 4.45pm) (Children)

Islington

  • Access and Advice Team on 020 7527 2299 (Adults)
  • Children's Services on 020 7527 7400 (Children)

Kensington and Chelsea

  • Safeguarding helpline on 020 7361 3013 (office hours) / 020 7361 3013 (out of hours) (Adults)
  • Kensington and Chelsea Duty Line on 020 7361 3013 or 020 7361 3013 (out of hours) (Children)

Kingston upon Thames

  • Access and Safeguarding Team on 020 8547 5005 or 020 8770 5000 (Adults)
  • Single Point of Access Team on 0208 547 5008 or 020 8770 5000 (out of hours) (Children)

Lambeth

  • Lambeth Adult Social Care team on 020 7926 5555 (Adults)
  • Lambeth council on 020 7926 5555 (Children)

Lewisham

  • Lewisham Council on 0208 314 7777 (Adults)
  • Lewisham Council on 020 8314 6660 or 020 8314 6000 (Children)

Merton

  • First Response Team Merton on 02085453983/02085454388 or 08456189762 (out of hours) (Adults)
  • MASH on 020 8545 4226 or 020 8545 4227 or 020 8770 5000 (out of hours) (Children)

Newham

  • 24 hour Safeguarding helpline on 0203 373 0440 (Adults)
  • Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub on 020 3373 4600 (Monday to Thursday, 9am to 5.15pm or Friday 9am to 5.00pm) or 020 8430 2000 (out of hours) (Children)

Redbridge

  • Redbridge Health and Adult Social Services on 020 8708 7333 (Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm) or 020 8553 5825 (out of hours) (Adults)
  • Children’s Social Care on 020 8708 3885 (Monday to Friday, 09:00 – 17:00) or 020 8708 5897 (Out of Hours) (Children)

 Richmond upon Thames

  • Richmond council through an online form (Adults)
  • Richmond council on 020 8547 5008 (8am to 5.15pm, Monday to Thursday, and 8am to 5pm on Friday) or 020 8770 5000 (out of hours) (Children)

Southwark

  • Southwark Adult Social Care for adults with a physical or sensory disability and older people (65 years and above) or 020 7525 3324 for adults (aged 18 to 65) with a mental illness or 020 7525 0088 for adults with a learning disability: 020 7525 2333 (Adults)
  • Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub on 020 7525 1921 or 020 7525 5000 (out of hours) (Children)

Sutton

  • Adults and Safeguarding Referral Point on 020 8770 6770 or through an online form (Adults)
  • Children’s First Contact Service on 020 8770 6001 / 6072 (9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday) or 020 8770 5000 (out of hours) or through an online form (Children)

Tower Hamlets

  • Adult Social Care Assessment & Intervention Team on 020 7364 5005 (Adults)
  • Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub on 020 7364 5006 option 3 (Children)

Waltham Forest

  • Safeguarding adults team on 020 8496 3000 (Adults)
  • Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub on 020 8496 2310 (Children)

Wandsworth

  • Access Team on 020 8871 7707 (Adults)
  • Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub on 020 8871 7899 or 020 8871 6000 (out of hours) (Children)

Westminster

  • Adult Social Care on 020 7641 2176 (office hours) or 020 7641 6000 (out-of-hours) (Adults)
  • Westminster Access Team on 020 7641 4000 or 020 7641 6000 (out of hours) (Children)

Other Notable Contacts

NSPCC Helpline: 0808 800 5000, email: help@nspcc.org.uk, text: 88858 (free service)