Service overview

Children and Family Health Surrey has dedicated Safeguarding and Looked after Children teams. Their aim is to work effectively with families, children and partner agencies to ensure the appropriate course of action is taken whenever there is cause to be concerned about a child.

Children and Family Health Surrey service is committed to the promotion of children’s welfare and supports a culture that gives our employees, volunteers and anyone contracted to work with us the confidence and skills to raise concerns.

For more information and links to useful resources and advice, including protecting children from harm, please visit Surrey Safeguarding Children Board website

If anyone has concerns for immediate safety of a child or young person, they should always call 999.

If your concern is not an emergency, call Surrey County Council's Children's service directly. Tel: 0300 200 1006

You can also call the Emergency Duty Team (for both adults and children) out of hours on 01483 517 898.

For more information on protecting children from harm, visit the Protecting and safeguarding children page on the Surrey County Council website.

Other useful links

NSPCC - national children's charity that works to 'end child cruelty'

Childline - national helpline and support

Young minds - UK charity committed to 'improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people'

PACE - work alongside parents and carers of children who are; or who are at risk of being sexually exploited contact or call 0113 240 3040

CEOP - child exploitation and online protection centre

Thinkuknow - guide to internet safety and safe surfing for young people

Surrey Against Domestic Abuse

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