Professionals

If you are worried about a child or family, contact -

Early Help and Safeguarding Hub:
Tel: 01482 448 879

Request for additional support (no safeguarding concerns):

Professionals

Professionals making referrals for Early Help support should be made using the online form available on the Hull Children, Young People, and Families Self Service Hub -

Request for Early Help support (professionals)(link opens in new window)

Professionals from agencies who are unable to access the online Hub above, please complete and send this referral form -


Non-professionals/members of the public
Self-Referrals, or members of the public who wish to request additional support for a family, should be made using the online form. This can be found on the Hull Children, Young People, and Families Self Service Hub -

Request for Early Help support (non-professionals) (link opens in new window)


Emergency Duty Team:
Tel: 01482 300 304

Child in immediate danger:
Tel - 999

Police non-emergency:
Tel - 101

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Local Authority Designated Officer

The Local Authority Designated Officer has responsibility for the management and oversight of individual cases, providing advice and guidance to employers and voluntary organisations, liaising with the police and other agencies and monitoring the progress of cases to ensure they are dealt with in as timely a manner as possible, consistent with a thorough and fair process. Each agency which employs people to work with children is required to have a Designated Officer who should liaise with the Local Authority Designated Officer when a concern arises about a member of their workforce.

Referral of a professional to the LADO – Please consider calling the LADO for advice on (01482) 606112 / 790933 prior to completing this referral form.


Below is an example of an agenda that would be used for either a Strategy or Professionals meeting, held under Hull Safeguarding Children Board procedures, regarding an allegation or concern about the suitability of professionals or volunteers who work with children, or foster carers.

NB. This is a guide agenda only - the matters covered are dependent on the case concerned.


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