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Worried about a child

Also known as:- Child in Need, Child protection referrals, Children's First Response, Children's Safeguarding Service, Family support, First Response, Referral and Assesment

Service Description: Children's First Response is the service to contact If you are worried about a child.

If you need support with your family and children or if you have concerns about a child’s safety, wellbeing or development, please contact the service.

If you are worried about a child's immediate safety contact the police on 999.

Professionals on the island and from the mainland should use Children's First Response as their initial point of contact.

Contact Children's First Response using the details in "Contact Information" or by using the "send a message" button at the head of this page.

Any requests for support or concerns about a child should be emailed to Children's First Response by using the "send a message tab".

Contact Information
Department Children and Family Services
Address Children's First Response
Children and Family Services, County Hall,
Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 1UD.
External Phone 01983 814374 Monday to Friday 9-5 or 821105 out of hours
Opening Times Monday - Thursday 9.00am - 12.30pm 1.00pm - 5.00pm
Friday 9.00am - 12.30pm 1.00pm - 4.30pm