Worried about a child?

If you are worried about a child, or the behaviour of an adult toward a child, please remember your local children's social care services are always available to help. You can find their contact number on your local Safeguarding Children Board's website.

For concerns regarding children living in Walsall, call the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH), Initial Response Team, Quest Building, 139-143 Lichfield St, Walsall.

Tel: 0300 555 2866 – Monday to Thursday 8.45am-5.15pm, Friday 8.45am-4.45pm

Tel: 0300 555 2922 or 0300 555 2836 Emergency Response Team

If you think it is an emergency always dial 999

Otherwise you can also contact:

If you are a child or young person wanting to talk directly to someone, contact:

Report Online Abuse to the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre:

Operation Encompass working to break the cycle of Domestic Abuse.

Click here to find out more

#AskTheAwkward aims to help parents and carers have regular conversations with their children about online relationships and more. The resource includes three short films created in a social experiment style, with real parents and their children to capture their reactions to a range of questions.