Are you worried about a child?

If you have concerns about the wellbeing of a child, please don't keep it to yourself. Contact the local council and report it by using our interactive map or the postcode/city search.

If you believe a child is in immediate danger, please call the police on 999.
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Children and young people

If you are under the age of 18, this area of the website is just for you. Find out what help and support is available in your local area or online.

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Useful links

A directory of organisations and projects working to protect children in Scotland, including information on the public inquiry into historical child abuse in Scotland.

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Keep up to date on local and national initiatives for keeping children in Scotland safe from harm.

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Posters and information leaflets for children and parents/carers. 

You will also find the National Guidance for Child Protection in Scotland here.

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