What to do if you are concerned about a child
Safeguarding children is everyone's responsibility. Child protection means protecting children from physical, emotional or sexual abuse or neglect. It also means helping children to grow up into confident, healthy and happy adults.
If you are concerned about the safety and welfare of a child in Leicester city, then please contact Leicester City Council or the Police, on the following telephone numbers.
Children and Young People's Service
Telephone: 0116 454 1004 (open 24/7).
Post: Duty and Advice Service, Halford House, 91 Charles Street, Leicester. LE1 1HL
Members of the public could visit Customer Services at 91 Granby Street, Leicester LE1 6FB where a telephone will be available to contact the Duty and Advice Service.
Please use this version of the form for Leicester city, to make a Referral to Children's Social Care Service. Please ensure that all previous versions held within agencies or organisations are updated.
If you are concerned about the safety and welfare of a child in Leicestershire or Rutland, please visit the Leicestershire and Rutland website for further information.
Concerns about adults who work with children
If you are concerned that an adult who works or volunteers with children has harmed a child, please call the LADO (Local Authority Designated Officer) on 0116 454 2440.
Alternatively, please email Ladofirstname.lastname@example.org or
Ladoemail@example.com if using a secure email address.
For more information on the LADO, visit our LADO pages.
Telephone:0116 222 2222. In an emergency always call 999.