Sunderland - Local Contacts

Contacts

Child Protection Referrals

During office hours*, referrals should be made to Together for Children-Sunderland on:

Tel: 0191 520 5560
Fax: 0191 561 7180
E-mail: safeguarding.children@togetherforchildren.org.uk

*(8.30am-5.15pm Monday-Thursday, 8.30am-4.45pm Friday)

After office hours, including evenings, weekends and bank holidays, referrals should be made to the Out of Hours Service.

Out of Hours Service (Children's Safeguarding)
Tel: 0191 520 5552
Fax: 0191 553 7894 or 0191 566 2182

Child Protection Conference Reports

Professionals can send reports/documents for Child Protection Conferences to the Children's Independent Review Team Team at the e-mail address below:

independent.review@togetherforchildren.org.uk.

Internal departments can send via independent.review@sunderland.gov.uk.

By post please send to:

Children's Independent Review Team
Lambton House
145 High Street West
Sunderland
SR1 1UW

Other Contacts

Child Death

Natasha Kerr
Child Death Co-ordinator (part time)
Tel: 0191 561 7018
E-mail: CDOP@sunderland.gov.uk
Natasha Kerr & Vivien Turner
Local Designated Persons for Child Deaths in Sunderland
Tel: 0191 561 7018/1
E-mail: sunderland.scp@sunderland.gov.uk

Children's Social Care, Together for Children - Sunderland

Referrals should be made to 0191 520 5560 and they will be triaged to the correct number below:
After office hours, including evenings, weekends and bank holidays, enquiries should be made to the Emergency Duty Team Tel: 0191 520 5552
Assessment Team Duty Number Tel: 0191 561 7047
Coalfields Duty Number Tel: 0191 561 6635
North Duty Number Tel: 0191 561 7088
Central Duty Number Tel: 0191 561 7129
Washington Duty Number Tel: 0191 561 3147
Permanence Duty Number Tel: 0191 561 3007
Next Steps Duty Team Number Tel: 0191 561 7109
Fostering Duty Number Tel: 0191 561 2223
Adoption Duty Number Tel: 0191 561 2221
Children's Disability Team Duty Number Tel: 0191 561 3125
Family Contact Team Tel: 0191 561 7157

Community Child and Adolescent Mental Health Team, South Tyneside Foundation Trust

Tel: 0191 514 1622

Darlington Children's Safeguarding

Children's Access Point Team Tel: 01325 406 222
E-mail: childrensaccesspoint@darlington.gov.uk
Emergency Duty Team Tel: 01642 524 552

Domestic Violence, Together for Children - Sunderland

Angela Ingram
Senior Domestic Violence Co-ordinator
Tel: 0191 561 7178
E-mail: angela.ingram@togetherforchildren.org.uk

Durham Children's Safeguarding

Durham Children's Safeguarding

Tel: 03000 267 979
Fax: 0191 383 5752
E-mail: scd@durham.gov.uk
Emergency Duty Team
(after 5.00 p.m.)
Tel: 03000 267 979

Early Childhood Services

Susan Toulson
Extended Services Manager Early Years and Partnerships

The Hetton Centre,
Welfare Road,
Hetton le Hole,
DH5 9NE
Tel: 0191 561 5640
Fax: 0191 553 6785

Early Help

Karen Davison
Director of Early Help

Together for Children - Sunderland
Tel: 0191 561 1501
E-mail: Karen.davison1@sunderland.gov.uk
B2B Tel: 0191 553 2381
Children's Centres and Early Help Locality Teams:
Washington and North Sunderland Tel: 0191 219 3995
East and West Sunderland Tel: 0191 553 4127
Coalfields Tel: 0191 561 6651
Youth and Drug Alcohol Project (YDAP) Tel: 0191 561 4000
Youth Justice Tel: 0191 561 4000
Early Help General Advice (EHAAT) Tel: 0191 561 4084

Education

Education Psychology Tel: 0191 561 2243
School Governors Tel: 0191 561 1423
MUSIC Tel: 0191 561 8824
Special Educational Needs Tel: 0191 561 2239
SEN Transport Tel: 0191 561 2284
School Improvement Tel: 0191 561 2052 / 0191 561 2840

Gateshead Children's Safeguarding

Learning and Children
Referral & Assessment Team
Tel: 0191 433 2653
Fax: 0191 433 2040
Emergency Duty Team Tel: 0191 477 0844
The Designated Manager for Child Protection Plans (Safeguarding Manager) Tel: 0191 433 2530

Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees Children's Hub

The Children's Hub Tel: 01642 130 080
E-mail: childrenshub@hartlepool.gov.uk
Emergency Duty Team Tel: 01642 524 552

Hospital

Sunderland Royal Hospital Contacted by hospital switchboard
Tel: 0191 565 6256
Kim Barrett
Designated Doctor
Rhona McCrone
Named Doctor
Kerry Pate
Named Nurse
Janice Blakey
Named Midwife
Carl Harvey
Designated Doctor - Child Death Review

MSET Operational Co-ordinator

Abbi Adair Tel: 0191 516 6284

Middlesbrough Children's Safeguarding

Children Families and Learning Dept
Initial Response Assessment Team

Tel: 01642 726 004
E-mail: firstcontact@middlesborough.gov.uk

Emergency Duty Team Tel: 01642 524 552

Newcastle Children's Safeguarding

Civic Centre Tel: 0191 277 2500
Emergency Duty Team
(after 5.00 p.m.)
Tel: 0191 278 7878

North Tyneside Children's Safeguarding

Front Door Service Tel: 0345 200 0109
Emergency Duty Team Tel: 0191 200 6800

Northumberland Children's Safeguarding

Safeguarding Team Tel: 01670 536 400
Emergency Duty Team Tel: 0345 600 5252

NSPCC

NSPCC
Wallington House
Starbeck Avenue
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE2 1RH
Tel: 0191 227 5300
NSPCC Helpline Tel: 0808 800 5000

Police Area Commands

In an emergency call 999.

Non-emergencies call 101.

Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub

Covering domestic abuse, child abuse, sex offences

Referrals and requests for attendance at meetings should be sent to: sunderlandicrt@northumbria.pnn.police.uk.

If matter is urgent telephone: 03456 043 043, Ext 66742 or Ext 66308.

Child Sexual Exploitation In cases where no child is identified, but information about Child Sexual Exploitation is known please inform Police by e-mailing: forceintelligence@northumbria.pnn.police.uk.

Northumbria Community Rehabilitation Company

Head Office
1st Floor
The Lightbox
Quorum Business Park
Benton Lane
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE12 8EU
Tel: 0345 608 0204

National Probation Service

Sunderland Tel: 0191 534 5545

Redcar and Cleveland Children's Safeguarding

First Contact Team Tel: 01642 771 500
Emergency Duty Team Tel: 01642 252 4552

Safeguarding Adult Unit - Sunderland

Safeguarding Adult Unit
Civic Centre
Burdon Road
Sunderland
SR2 7DN
Tel: 0191 520 5552

Services for Disabled Children - Sunderland

Services for Disabled Children
Civic Centre
Burdon Road
Sunderland
SR2 7DN
Tel: 0191 520 5550

South Tyneside Social Care and Health Directorate

Children's Safeguarding Referral Team Tel: 0191 424 5010
Emergency Duty Team Tel: 0191 456 2093

Sunderland Clinical Commissioning Group

Deanna Lagun
Designated Nurse

Pemberton House
Colima Avenue
Sunderland Enterprise Park
Sunderland
SR5 3XB
Tel: 0191 512 8484

Local Authority  Designated Officer (LADO)

Danielle Rose Tel: 0191 561 7198 or 0191 561 3901
E-mail: lado@togetherforchildren.org.uk

Sunderland Safeguarding Children Partnership

Lynne Thomas
SSCP Strategic Business Manager

Sandhill Centre
Room 13
Grindon Lane
Grindon
Sunderland
SR3 4EN
Tel: 0191 561 7015
E-mail: lynne.thomas@sunderland.gov.uk

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