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)