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Bath & North East SomersetCommunity Safety and Safeguarding Partnership Procedures

Reporting Concerns

If you are concerned about a child's welfare or worried they are being abused, you can make a referral to:

Children and Families Assessment and Intervention Team Tel: 01225 396312 or 01225 396313.

For urgent out of hours assistance call the Out of Hours Emergency Duty Team 01454 615165.

The Request for Service Form - to share information with your local office. More information on how to make a referral can be found here.

If you are unsure the Bath & North East Somerset Community Safety and Safeguarding Partnership Procedures will be able to help guide you or the Threshold for Assessment of Children and Young People which tells you which types of services a family may need to get support.

Alternatively you can call ChildLine for advice on 0800 1111 or email them by visiting

For dealing with allegations against staff and volunteers who have contact with children and young people in their work or activities, please contact the Bath & North East Somerset Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) Tel: 01225 396810. Information may then be requested to be sent to, e-mail:


What to do if you're worried a child is being abused: Advice for practitioners.