If you are worried about a child or young person in your family or community, you can call 101 to report any issues. If you are worried that a child or young person is in immediate danger or harm please call 999.

If you would like to report a safeguarding concern for a child or young person, you can contact social services in your area. The contact information, including phone numbers for Emergency Out of Hours is available via the regional safeguarding boards:

Cardiff and the Vale Safeguarding Children Board

CYSUR/Mid and West Wales Safeguarding Children Board

Cwm Taf Morgannwg Safeguarding Children Board

Gwent Safeguarding Children Board

North Wales Safeguarding Children Board

West Glamorgan Safeguarding Board

If you want to understand more about safeguarding both children and adults ‘at risk’ in Wales, then download the Wales Safeguarding Procedures app onto your device and you will have all the information you need at your fingertips. Visit Safeguarding Wales for more information. 

Safeguarding at Children in Wales

If you want to know more about how Children in Wales responds to safeguarding concerns the organisational Safeguarding policy and procedures which can be viewed below.

Safeguarding Policy & Procedures

If you or your colleagues require safeguarding training, click below to see the broad range of safeguarding courses provided by Children in Wales.

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Staff, volunteers and Associates of Children in Wales

If you are undertaking work on behalf of Children in Wales and you have a safeguarding concern please follow the organisational Safeguarding policy and procedures which can be viewed above.

If you have a concern that someone is in immediate danger from abuse, you should contact the Police immediately. You should then complete a Record of Concern form to log the incident and send to

Your form will be forwarded automatically to Claire Sharp. For any other safeguarding concerns that are not immediate, no matter how small, you also should complete a Record of Concern form and send to the same email as this may help to decide if any support needs to be provided or action taken. If you have any questions about this process or are not sure what action to take, please do get in touch with Claire at