If you are concerned about the immediate safety of a child, please call 999
If you are concerned about a child being at risk of harm, please contact:
First Response on 0117 903 6444
or out of hours Emergency Duty Team on 01454 615 165
What is safeguarding children, and the types of abuse that children can experience.
Information and resources about adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and trauma.
Any child or young person may be at risk of sexual exploitation, regardless of their family background or other circumstances. This includes boys and young men as well as girls and young women.
County lines is the police term for urban gangs supplying drugs to suburban areas and market and coastal towns.
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a term for procedures that intentionally change or cause injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons. FGM is illegal and harmful to the health and wellbeing of girls and women.