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Useful Contact Details and Helplines

You can also contact the Local Authority directly with any concerns: 

Northamptonshire Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH team)
Telephone: 0300 126 1000
If you need to contact children's social care urgently during the evening, at night or at the weekend, phone the out of hours team on 01604 626938.

For more information go to the Northamptonshire Safeguarding Board website at:

If a child is in immediate danger, left alone or missing, you should contact the police directly and/ or an ambulance by ringing 999. 

Other useful numbers are listed below, or click on the name to be taken directly to their website. 

Childline: 0800 1111 
The website has information and support on a whole range of issues alongside their helpline. Advice and information includes subjects such as mental health, abuse, bullying, self harm, online safety and eating disorders.

NSPCC: 0800 800500  
24/7 help, advice, information and support on a range of issues including domestic violence, bullying, female genital mutilation, online safety, abuse and neglect.

Click for NSPCC website

Women's Aid: 0808 2000  247
24/7 help, advice, information and support on domestic violence issues.

Samaritans: 116 123 
For someone to talk to, any time, about what is getting to you. They can help to explore your options, understand your problems better, or just be there to listen. 

NAPAC: (National Association for Persons Abused in Childhood): 0808 801 0331
Support and advice for those dealing with childhood abuse.

Kidscape0207 730 3300  
Provides helpful advice and information to prevent and tackle bullying. 

Bullying UK:  0808 800 2222
Provides help and reliable information on a variety of bullying issues.

National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247
Run by Refuge and Women’s Aid for people who are dealing with domestic violence themselves or know somebody else that is.

Family Lives: 0808 800 2222
Help and support for all areas of family life including behaviour, bullying, school and learning, health and lots more.