Our Safeguarding Policy explains how we try to promote the wellbeing and safety of children and vulnerable adults when they come into contact with the services we provide.
In an emergency or if there is imminent danger or a crime may have been committed please contact the police.
Children and young people
To report a concern over the safety or welfare of a child or young person (aged under 18):
- call the Single Point of Advice (SPoA) at East Sussex County Council on 01323 464222, or
- email them at 0-19.SPOA@eastsussex.gov.uk
For more information go to Actions to take before you contact SPoA on the East Sussex County Council website.
You can find out more about safeguarding children on the East Sussex Safeguarding Children Partnership website.
To report a concern over the safety or welfare of a vulnerable adult:
- call 0345 60 80 191, or
- go to Adult social care and health
To find out more about safeguarding adults visit the East Sussex Safeguarding Adults Board website.
Support for those affected by domestic abuse
If you need support for yourself or someone you know who may be affected by domestic abuse or abuse visit our support page.