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Safeguarding

The Children's Hub

Call 01429 284284 or email childrenshub@hartlepool.gov.ukfor concerns aboutthe safety and wellbeing of children in Hartlepool.

The Emergency Duty Team

The EDT provides an out-of-hours response to emergency situations involving child protection, childcare, mental health and other adults care service matters. They provide a point of advice and where necessary, immediate service to individuals and families who are experiencing problems. They work closely with other emergency services including Health, Warden Call, Police, Women's Refuges and the Benefits Agency.

They are only available outside of normal office hours on telephone01642 130080.

LADO (Local Authority Designated Officer for Safeguarding)

Phil Curtis - 01429 401844 / phil.curtis@hartlepool.gov.uk