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CONCERNED ABOUT A CHILD'S SAFETY OR WELFARE?

If you are ever concerned that a child is in immediate danger please call the Police on 999

 

Who to talk to if you are a child

If you have been hurt by anybody, or an adult or another young person has done something that makes you feel upset or scared, it is important that you tell somebody so that you can get the support and protection you need.

Everybody who works or volunteers with children and young people has a responsibility to protect them from harm. Tell an adult you trust. This could be someone at your school, youth club, doctor’s surgery or any other place you attend. Tell them about what is happening and what you are worried about, and they should know how to get you the support and protection you need.

You can call the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub on 0161 342 4101
  • Monday to Wednesday 8:30am to 5pm
  • Thursday 8:30am to 4:30 pm
  • Friday 8:30 – 4pm

After these times, you can contact the Emergency Duty Team on 0161 342 2222
Or you can speak to someone at Childline on 0800 1111. Calls are free and confidential. You can also contact someone through the Childline website
 

To report a concern if you are a member of the public.

 

During office hours

You can call the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub on 0161 342 4101
  • Monday to Wednesday 8:30am to 5pm
  • Thursday 8:30am to 4:30 pm
  • Friday 8:30 – 4pm
You can also discuss your concerns with someone who works with children and families, such as your health visitor, social worker, school nurse or teacher (all schools have a teacher responsible for child protection).

Out of office hours

If the issue can't wait until the next working day, please contact the Children's Emergency Duty Team on 0161 342 2222 and provide us with as much information as possible.
 

Referrals from professionals and organisations outside of Tameside Council

Should you have any immediate safeguarding concerns, please contact the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) immediately on 0161 342 4101 or if out of office hours by contacting the Emergency Duty Team on 0161 342 2222

To make a referral that are not immediate safeguarding concerns please complete the online multi agency request for service form. https://secure.tameside.gov.uk/forms/mars/f1312mars.asp.

Prior to submitting a MARS it is important that you are aware of and have consulted the Thresholds Guidance
 

CAMHS  

In order to make a referral to Tameside and Glossop Child Adolescent Mental Health Services please complete the MARS and select the relevant option at the end of the form.