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Concerned about a child?

Concerned about a child?

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.


Who to tell

Anna Spyropoulos Designated Safeguarding Lead

Jo Hearn Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead 

01234 870230




If you think the child is in immediate danger, call the police on 999.

  • Or Bedfordshire Police: 01234 841212
  • NSPCC Child Protection Helpline: 0808 800 5000


If the child's not in immediate danger, but you're still concerned about them, please use the Bedford Borough online form:


Report a concern about a child


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:

  • Tel: 01234 718700 (office hours)
  • Tel: 0300 300 8123 (out of hours)

All cases are treated in confidence by highly experienced staff who work with children and young people.