If you are concerned about a child’s safety and wish to report an incidence of abuse or neglect, please contact the Multi Agency Referral Unit (MARU).
The MARU provides a multi-disciplinary response to concerns about the welfare or safety of a child.
Tel No: 0300 1231116
Out of Hours Contact: 01208 251300
On this site you will find information, advice and support available to families in Cornwall and the professionals working alongside them. Select a category or use the search boxes to find services on offer.
It can be hard to know what to do if you’re worried about the radicalisation of a child. We’ve got advice to help.
Tel No: 0808 800 5000
Thinkuknow is the national online safety education programme from CEOP, the online child protection command of the National Crime Agency.
Thinkuknow helps parents, carers, teachers and others keep children safe from sexual abuse, offering learning activities, advice and support for children and young people aged 4-18 and their families.
While school is closed, here’s what you can do to keep your child stay safe while they are learning, staying in touch with family and friends, and having fun online.
Contact Telephone Numbers
Childline are here for you, whatever’s on your mind. they’ll support you. Guide you. Help you make decisions that are right for you.
0800 11 11
Local Authorities should have a Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) to be involved in the management and oversight of individual cases. The LADO should provide advice and guidance to employers and voluntary organisations, liaising with the police and other agencies and monitoring the progress of cases to ensure that they are dealt with as quickly as possible, consistent with a thorough and fair process.
Within Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, the LADO is based within the Practice Development and Standards Service and can be contacted via