This part of the website is for parents/carers, anyone with parental responsibility, relatives, friends, neighbours and concerned adult who need information or advice.
We all have a personal responsibility to notice when a child or young person may be being abused and should pass our concerns to someone who can act to protect them.
If you have concerns that a child is being abused or neglected, or that they may be at risk of harm, you should contact one of the following services.
First Contact Stockton and Hartlepool Children Services have joined in partnership to host The Children's Hub. The Children's Hub provides information, advice and guidance on services and support for children, young people and families.
Telephone: 01429 284284 (please note the Hartlepool dialling code)
The Emergency Duty Team provides an out-of-hours response to emergency situations involving child protection, child care, mental health and other adult care service matters.
Telephone: 08702 402994 (For outside office hours)
In an emergency contact the Police.
Please click on any of the links below for more information: