If you’re worried that a child or young person is at risk of neglect, harm or abuse, it’s important that you tell someone. If you have a safeguarding concern as a parent or member of the community please contact a member of the team.
Alison Barden Designated Safeguarding Lead
Jo Hearn Dupty Designated Safeguarding Lead
If you think the child is in immediate danger, call the police on 999.
If the child's not in immediate danger, but you're still concerned about them, please use the Bedford Borough online form:
If you are unable to use the online form you can also contact us at the Integrated Front Door (previously known as MASH) by phone:
All cases are treated in confidence by highly experienced staff who work with children and young people.