Reporting Concerns

Talk to us about a child or a young person

If you are worried that a child or a young person is being harmed, you must not keep these worries to yourself.

Contact us and we will make sure you speak to a suitable person who will listen to and record your concerns and take the appropriate action.

We have a free dedicated number for you to share information and any concerns you may have about a child or young person within the Bradford District.

How to contact us

During office hours:

Monday to Thursday 8.30am - 5.00pm and Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm 

The Children’s Portal is our online system that allows members of the public to share any concerns they have about a child by completing a secure form. You do not need to leave your details.

Outside office hours:

  • Call our Emergency Duty Team – 01274 431010
  • If you have reason to believe that a child is at immediate risk of harm, contact the police on 999

Further support for you

In Bradford, safeguarding children is everybody's business. Safeguarding Children means protecting children from physical, emotional or sexual abuse or neglect. It also means improving their life chances by supporting children to grow up to be confident, healthy and happy adults.

For more information about safeguarding children and adults you can visit Safer Bradford Website


You can visit our Practitioners page for further guidance.

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