Are you Worried?

It’s important that you tell someone. Talk to a teacher, social worker or another adult you can trust. You can speak to a social worker by calling the Front Door Service in North Tyneside on 0345 2000 109. They are open 8.30am – 5pm, Monday – Thursday and 8.30am – 4.30pm on Friday. Outside of those hours you can call the After Hours Service on 200 6800. You can also email at [email protected]

Child abuse is a term used to describe a range of ways in which people, usually adults, harm children and young people. Often the adult is someone known and trusted by the child or young person, such as a arent or relative. It can be physical injury, sexual abuse, emotional harm or neglect.

REMEMBER ABUSE IS NEVER YOUR FAULT.

Who can you talk to?

If you need to talk to someone about any concerns you may have you can contact us at:

Front Door Service

MASCT – Multi Agency Screening and Co-ordination Team

 MASCT
Quadrant West (First Floor)
Silverlink North
Cobalt Business Park
North Tyneside
NE27 OBY

 0345 2000 109 0191 200 6800 (out of hours) 0191 643 2413

You can also contact:

Childline

Information and support on bullying and a whole range of other issues.

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NSPCC – Child Protection Line

The NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children) is the UK’s leading charity specialising in child protection and the prevention of cruelty to children. Their National Child Protection Helpline provides advice to adults and children about child protection concerns.

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Virtual Global Taskforce

This was created in 2003 as a response to the lessons learned from an investigation about Internet abuse. The aims are to make the Internet a safer place, identify, locate and help children at risk.

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