Keeping children safe is your business, our business, it's everyone's business.
The work to protect children and young people from abuse and neglect is overseen by the Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees Safeguarding Children Partnership (HSSCP).
If you have concerns that a child or young person is being abused or neglected, or that they may be at risk of harm, you should contact one of the following services.
The Children's Hub (Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees)
The Children's Hub provides information, advice and guidance on services and support for children, young people and families.
Telephone: 01642 130080
Email: [email protected]
Emergency Duty Team (outside of office hours)
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: 01642 524552 (For outside office ours)
In an emergency
In an emergency contact the Police.