Safeguarding is everyone's responsibility



If you believe that a child or adult may be a victim of neglect, abuse or cruelty call:

  • Children's safeguarding - 01522 782111 (Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm)
  • Adults safeguarding - 01522 782155 (Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm)
  • or 01522 782333 (outside office hours)

You do not need to know everything about the situation. You may just be worried or feel that something is not right.

If you believe that a crime has been committed and there is an immediate risk of danger, call the police on 999 or 112.

If there is no immediate danger, call the police on 101.

People who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired can use the police Typetalk service on:

  • 01522 558263
  • or, 01522 558140
  • or, 07761 911287

If you have a concern about domestic abuse, call EDAN Lincs on 01522 510041.

To find out about advocacy, visit the Connect to Support Lincolnshire.

Child sexual exploitation

A confidential 24-hour helpline is available for children and young people who are worried they are in an exploitative situation.

Call or text free on 116 000 or visit the #SaySomething website.


Further information can be found at:

NSPCC adult helpline here: or call