Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults


Any member of the public who is faced with a worrying situation involving a child, young person or vulnerable adult is encouraged to contact West Sussex County Council on the details listed below. There is also a useful booklet entitled "What to Do If You’re Worried A Child is Being Abused" available on the Every Child Matters website. 

"Remember, you are not expected to judge, just to report"


Contact numbers
Organisation Telephone Out of hours Email Eform
WSCC Child Protection Team 01403 229900 0330 222 66 64 Alert Form
WSCC Adult Protection Team 01243 642121 01243 642121 Alert Form
NSPCC 0808 800 5000   Visit their website  
Childline  0800 1111   Visit their website  
Police Emergency 999      
Police Non-emergency 101