Safeguarding Children in Barnsley
If you're worried about a child, or are having some family difficulties, you should get some support. Knowing how to get help can make all the difference, especially to your child.
If the child is in danger
Call the police on 999 or (01142) 202020.
If the child is not at risk of immediate harm
If you're concerned about a child, but they're not in immediate danger, it's still important to share the information with us as soon as possible.
If your call is not urgent contact the Assessment Service on (01226) 772423. Our offices are open between Monday and Friday from 9am to 5pm.
Out of hours emergencies
If you want to report your concern urgently and our offices are closed you can contact our Emergency Duty Team on (01226) 787789. They work on weekends and bank holidays and deal with issues that can't wait until usual office opening hours.
Who to contact
- Contact Name
- Childrens Social Care Assessment Service
Out of hours (emergency duty team) 01226 787789
Where to go
- Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council,
- S70 2RD