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Report Child Abuse

If you are being harmed or abused, or you're worried about somebody else, please report it. If you report a concern and it turns out that nothing has happened you won't get into trouble if you really thought there could be a risk.

If you see or hear someone being harmed or abused, or someone has told you they are being harmed or abused:

In an emergency, don't wait - call 999.

  • Do get medical help if they have been hurt
  • Do call the police if you suspect a crime
  • Do listen and reassure the victim
  • Do preserve evidence (the police will tell you about this)
  • Don't push for information about what happened

Don't wait until you're certain if you are worried about a child.

If you have any concerns or suspicions, contact us 24 hours a day, 365 days a year by email people.direct@powys.gov.uk or our online reporting form. (You may use this form to make a report at any time, but it will only be picked up by the team during office hours).

You can also call us on : 01597 827666  (Monday to Thursday  8.45am - 4.45pm and Friday  8.45am - 4.15pm)

For out of hours please call - 0845 054 4847

Professional staff may use our multi-agency referral form

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