If you think a child is in immediate danger, you should call the
police on 999. Otherwise, please report any
Tel: 01473 613 500.
The Police and Children’s Services have joint working
arrangements for responding to suspected child abuse.
Suffolk’s Children Services
Tel: 0808 800 4005.
Customer First is a specialist call centre with trained staff
who know about the services that are available to offer and who can
Tel: 0808 800 5000
The NSPCC is the UK’s leading charity dedicated to stopping
child abuse. The NSPCC’s helpline is a confidential and free
service, open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The NSPCC can also
provide a response by email, within 24 hours: email them at
Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP)
CEOP is the UK’s national police agency for dealing with child
protection, particularly tackling offenders who use online
technology to abuse children. If you are worried about someone’s
behaviour towards a child online you can report this to CEOP at the
web address shown above.
Internet Watch Foundation (IWF)
The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) operates the UK internet
Hotline for reporting criminal online content, specifically child
sexual abuse images hosted anywhere in the world, criminally
obscene adult content hosted in the UK, incitement to racial hatred
content hosted in the UK and non-photographic child sexual abuse
images hosted in the UK.
In partnership with police, Government, the Internet industry,
and international partners, the IWF works to remove criminal
content online and helps to make the Internet a safer place for
Can I remain anonymous when reporting
Yes you can remain anonymous when passing information to the
Police. However please note that in order to help with any possible
enquiries it is useful for the police to have information of the
What if I have concerns about someone who has contact
with my child?
The Child Sex Offender Disclosure Process (CSODP) allows Suffolk
residents to enquire if an individual who has un-supervised access
or potential unsupervised access to a child has a record of child
sex offending and/or poses a significant risk of harm to a
Applications to this process can be made by contacting Suffolk
Police on 01473 613 500.
To see more information and frequently asked questions about the
scheme, please visit the ‘Child Sex Offender Disclosure Process’