Child Protection

PUBLIC URGED TO KEEP EYES AND EARS OPEN FOR CHILDREN AND VULNERABLE ADULTS AT RISK

Child hidingWith the closure of schools and nurseries during the Covid-19 crisis, Argyll & Bute Child Protection Committee and Adult Protection Committee is urging everyone to keep their eyes and ears open for children and vulnerable adults who may be at risk during this time.

If you see something, are told something or something doesn’t feel right you need to report it.

Report concerns to Local social work department on 01546 605517 or Police on 101. If someone is in immediate danger call 999.

A one-to-one live chat helpline has been launched by Argyll and Bute Rape Crisis accessible via their website, find out more here.

Read Coronavirus (COVID-19) Supplementary National Child Protection Guidance

I am a child / young person...

All children have the right to feel safe and to be protected from harm and abuse

If you are worried about abuse, neglect, bullying or anything that makes you feel unsafe, we can help

I am a parent / carer / concerned adult