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5.1 Local Contacts

AMENDMENT

This chapter was updated throughout in October 2017.


Contents

  1. Children’s Social Care Referrals
  2. Emergency Duty Team
  3. Disabled Children's Team
  4. 14+ Team
  5. Children & Young Peoples Service (CYPS)
  6. SORTED
  7. Teenage Pregnancy Team
  8. Safeguarding Unit (List of Children with a Child Protection Plan)
  9. Central Referral Unit, Protecting Vulnerable People (Northumbria Police)
  10. Designated Nurse, Safeguarding
  11. Safeguarding Team, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
  12. Named GP
  13. Designated Doctor
  14. Designated Officer
  15. Missing Children Social Worker
  16. Family Support and Placement Service
  17. Children's Support Team
  18. Hospitals


Children’s Social Care Referrals

Emergency: If a child is in immediate danger or left alone, you should contact the police or call an ambulance on 999.

You can report abuse and neglect by completing the form at the links below, or you can contact us on 01670 536 400 during office hours, or 0345 600 5252 out of hours

Report a concern about a child

Report a concern about an adult

Report a concern about Hate Crime Domestic Abuse or antisocial behaviour

Non-emergency

If this is a new contact then please ring:
First Contact: 01670 536 400 or send a written referral to: childrenstriage@northumberland.gov.uk

If you know a child already has a social worker then contact the social worker’s telephone number or ring First Contact.

For the 14+ Team please ring 01670 622 930

Opening Times:
Monday to Thursday 8.30am – 5pm and Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm
Out of Hours: 
All calls outside these hours please ring 0345 600 5252

Early Help Assessments

To make a referral to the Early Help Hubs please send your referral to : earlyinterventionhub@northumberland.gov.uk   

For enquiries about completion or registrations of Early Help Assessments please contact: 01670 536 400
Emergency Duty Team
Tel: 0345 600 5252
Disabled Children's Team
Tel: 01670 516 131
14+ Team
Tel: 01670 622 930
Children & Young Peoples Service (CYPS)
Tel: 01670 394 256
SORTED
Tel: 01670 500 150 or 0800 633 5872 
Teenage Pregnancy Team
Tel: 01670 819 049
Safeguarding Unit (List of Children with a Child Protection Plan)
Tel: 01670 624 888
Central Referral Unit, Protecting Vulnerable People (Northumbria Police)
Tel: 101 extension: 45170
Designated Nurse, Safeguarding
Tel: 01670 335 164
Safeguarding Team, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Tel: 01670 564 052
Named GP
Tel: 01670 335 160
Designated Doctor
Tel: 01670 564 042
Designated Officer
Tel: 01670 623 979
01670 822 386 (out of hours)
Missing Children Social Worker
Tel: 01670 623 979
Mobile: 07770 735 512
Family Support and Placement Service
Tel: 01670 620 288
Children's Support Team

Tel: 01670 714 246

Tel: 01670 713 138
Hospitals

Wansbeck General Hospital

Tel: 0344 811 8111

Royal Victoria Infirmary

Tel: 0191 233 6161

Newcastle General Hospital

Tel: 0191 233 6161

Newcastle Freeman Hospital

Tel: 0191 233 6161

North Tyneside General Hospital

Tel: 0844 811 8111

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Alnwick Infirmary

Tel: 0844 811 8111 

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Berwick Infirmary

Berwick-upon-Tweed

Tel: 0844 811 8111

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Blyth Community Hospital

Tel: 0844 811 8111

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Haltwhistle War Memorial Hospital

Tel: 0344 811 8111

Hexham General Hospital

Tel: 0844 811 8111

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