Worried about yourself

Find out what to do if you’re worried that you are being neglected or abused.

Children and young people

If someone is hurting you, please contact us:

(office hours): 01724 297000

(out of hours): 01724 296555


If you think you are being abused and need help, please contact us:

01724 297000


for mental health enquiries (out of hours) 01724 382019

If you are in a relationship and are being abused by a partner, or were in a relationship and you are experiencing harassment and abuse from your ex partner, then please visit our Safeguarding Adults Board website. It has information about support from our local agencies.

Advice for young people

You may be worried about lots of things as you’re growing up such as Bullying and Keeping Safe.

If you’re not sure about contacting us, you could call Childline instead on 0800 1111

Counsellors are available to talk to you about a wide range of issues. Calls to the Childline number are free.

You can also visit the Childline website for lots of useful information.

Further information