Worried about a child being left at home?


If a child is in immediate danger, you should contact the police by dialling 999.

Not an emergency

If you have concerns about a child or young person but believe they are not at immediate risk you can:

- contact the Sandwell safeguarding team on 0121 569 3100 (this number is available outside normal office hours); or

- contact West Midlands Police on 101 (24-hour non-emergency number); or

- contact the NSPCC helpline 0808 800 5000 (free service, lines open 24 hours a day)