There are several ways to report concerns about the safety or welfare of a child. Each of them will ensure that any necessary action to protect the child can be taken promptly. Please contact one of the organisations below promptly using any one of the contact methods listed to report concerns about a child in confidence.
Birmingham children's information and advice service on 0121 303 1888. Outside office hours, call the emergency duty team 24 hours a day, seven days a week on: 0121 675 4806
Watch this video from Staffordshire Safeguarding Board about the dangers of sexting. Click here to watch the video.
The neglect or abuse of a child is a criminal offence. You can report concerns about a child directly to West Midlands Police on: 0845113 5000
The Birmingham Safeguarding Children Board co-ordinates all work to safeguard and promote the wellbeing of children and young people in Birmingham and ensure effective multi-agency safeguarding procedures are maintained. Click here to visit the BSCB website.
The NSPCC provides a number of ways to report concerns about a child quickly and discreetly.
text the helpline on 88858
24-hour freephone0808 800 5000
Priestley Wharf Holt StreetBirmingham Science ParkAstonBirmingham B7 4BN Tel: 0121 466 7106
Designated Nurse for Safeguarding Children Carnegie Unit Hunters RoadHockleyB19 1DR 0121 255 0669
Birmingham Community HealthcareTrust Headquarters
3 Priestley Wharf, Holt Street,
Birmingham Science Park, Aston,