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Help in your area

If you wish to contact staff in the safeguarding children team for advice or support please contact the safeguarding children office on 01226 645053 or 01924 3275076.

If you wish to make a referral into social care you must contact the social care team in your area. Social care details are found below

Remember if you’re a member of the public and you suspect any danger to a child, you must contact the social services team in your area as soon as possible. If you’re a member of the Trust, you can contact the safeguarding children team.

Barnsley:

Barnsley Social Care

If you suspect a child under the age of 18 who lives in the Barnsley borough is being neglected, mistreated, or abused, you should inform Barnsley Social Care immediately.

Contact details:

Email:safeguarding@barnsley.gov.uk
Assessment and joint investigation team (regular office hours): 01226 772423
Emergency duty team (out of hours): 0844 984 1800
Safeguarding unit: 01226 772400
Safeguarding families – east and west: 01226 772423
Address: Directorate for Children, Young People and Families, PO Box 634, Barnsley, S70 9GG

Calderdale

Calderdale Social Care

If you are worried or have any concerns about a child living in the Calderdale area please contact the multiagency screening team (MAST) at Calderdale children’s social care. You can make an initial request for service (referral) by a phone call. However, this must be followed up in writing within 48 hours.

The MAST require written request for services to be completed on a form they supply. This is called the early intervention and safeguarding statutory referral form.

Any referrals to the Calderdale social care must be logged on Datix and copy of the referral form forwarded to the named nurse for safeguarding children.

Contact details:

The MAST (Multi-agency screening team) – normal office hours): 01422 393336
Email:MAST@calderdale.gov.uk
Emergency duty team (out of hours): 01422 288000

Kirklees

Referral and Response Team – Kirklees Social Care

If you are worried or have any concerns about a child living in the Kirklees area please contact the referral and response team at Kirklees children’s social care. You can make an initial request for service (referral) by a phone call. However, this must be followed up in writing within 48 hours.

Kirklees Council does not currently provide a form to support written referrals to children’s social care. Trust practitioners are advised telephone referrals to social care must be followed up in writing within 48 hours.

Any referrals to the referral and response team must be logged on Datix and a copy of the referral form forwarded to the named nurse for safeguarding children.

Contact details:

Referral and response team (normal office hours): 01484 456848
Address: Riverbank Court, Wakefield Road, Huddersfield, HD5 9AA
Email: chyps.adminwastfields@kirklees.gcsx.gov.uk
Emergency duty team (out of hours): 01484 414933

Wakefield

Wakefield Council do not currently provide a form to support written referrals to social care. Staff are advised telephone referrals to social care must be followed up in writing within 48 hours.


Social Care Direct

You should contact Social Care Direct immediately if you suspect a child is being neglected, mistreated, or abused.

Contact details:

Email: social_care_direct@wakefield.gov.uk
Telephone: 
0345 8503 503
Fax: 01924 303455

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