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Bath and North East Somerset

Key information for Bath and North East Somerset residents

BCSSP - Bath & North East Somerset Community Safety & Safeguarding Partnership


BathNES - Report a concern about a child

If you have a concern about a child or a family, please call the Children and Families Assessment and Intervention Team on 01225 396 111 or 01225 477 929 - phone lines are open Monday to Thursday, 8.30am to 5pm, and Fridays, 8.30am to 4.30pm

If you think a child is in immediate danger please call our Emergency Duty Team on 01454 61 51 65. In the event of an emergency, always ring the police on 999.


BathNES - tell us about adult being abused or neglected

If you are concerned that someone is at risk of being abused, please call the Virgin Care Adult Safeguarding Team on 0300 247 02 01. If anyone is in immediate danger, always call 999 and ask for the Police.

Adults Working with Children

The Local Authority Designated Officer, sometimes called the LADO, is the person in the council who manages concerns for children where the complaint is about an adult in a position of trust, for example a professional who works with children. If this is the case you can contact the LADO on 01225 39 68 10 (Monday – Thursday between 9am and 5pm, and between 9am and 4.30pm on a Friday).