Safeguarding children is everyone's responsibility

We want all children and young people to be safe, feel secure, well cared for and able to reach their full potential.

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Swift and easy access to Rotherham’s Early Help Service - From Monday 18 January 2016 significant positive changes to on-line forms, assessment template and referral pathways regarding accessing early help are becoming operational.

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If you are worried about a child

If the child is in immediate danger contact the police on

999 (in an emergency)

If the child is not in immediate danger then contact Rotherham Children's Social Care Services to report your concerns.

Call the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) on 01709 336080

If the child is not in immediate danger but you believe a crime may have been committed then call the Police on


Complete a multi-agency referral form

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