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TorbaySafeguarding Children Board Procedures Manual

Reporting Concerns

If you are concerned about a child's welfare or worried they are being abused, you can make a referral to Torbay Multi-Sgency Safeguarding Hub. To do this please call Tel: 01803208100 or out of Hours 0300 456 4876, or alternatively email:

The Safeguarding Hub Enquiry can also be used to share information with your local office.

For Early Help referrals please use the Early Help Assessment Form.

More information on how to make a referral can be found here.

If you are unsure the Torbay Procedures Manual will be able to help guide you or the Child’s Journey Threshold Document 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

If you have concerns about how child protection issues are being handled in your own or another organisation then you can contact the Whistleblowing Advice Line which offers free advice and support on 0800 028 0285 or email


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

The Child's Journey.