See the Referrals Procedure for more information on how to make a referral.
Further InformationWhat to do if you're worried a child is being abused: Advice for practitioners
If you are concerned about a child's welfare or worried they are being abused, you can make a referral to Children's Social Care in Dorset by contacting:
|Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole – Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH):||01202 735046
Dorset - Children's Advice and Duty Service (ChAD) Professionals Number:
This is a professionals-only number to discuss your concerns, you will no longer complete a referral form.
|Dorset Families and Members of the Public:||01305 228866|
In an emergency or out of hours contact:
|Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole Out of Hours Service:||01202 738256
|Dorset Out of Hours Service:||01305 228558|
Only valid for 48hrs