Report a Concern
Concerned about a child or young person?
If someone or something is making a child feel scared, threatened or distressed, report it to the police by calling 101 or 999 in an emergency
Make a referral to social services
If you are concerned about the welfare of a child or young person, contact the relevant Health and Social Care Trust Children’s Services Gateway Single Point of Entry Team (Mon-Fri: 9.00am-5.00pm). See SBNI Child Protection Policies and Procedures for more info.
Contact details are as follows:
- Belfast HSC Trust
Tel: 028 9050 7000;
- South Eastern HSC Trust
Tel: 0300 1000 300;
- Northern HSC Trust
Tel: 0300 1234 333;
- Southern HSC Trust
Tel: 0800 7837 745 / Freephone: 028 3741 5285;
- Western HSC Trust
Tel: 028 7131 4090.
- Outside normal working hours and in an emergency (Friday 5.00pm – Monday 9.00am,
including Bank holidays): Regional Emergency Social Work Service on 028 95049999.