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If the child or young person is not at risk of being significantly harmed consider an early help response on 0300 555 2866 (Option 1) if you are unsure please view our right help, right time guidance on the procedures page.
More information about Early Help can be found at on our Early Help pages
If you suspect that a child or young person is being, or is at risk of being significantly harmed as a result of abuse or neglect, you must report this immediately:
During office hours (Monday – Thursday, 8.45am – 5.15pm Friday, 8.45am – 4.45pm) call Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub: 0300 555 2866
Out of office hours (evenings, weekends and bank holidays) Emergency Response Team Telephone: 0300 555 2922
To make a child protection referral, please send all information to the MASH using the Multi Agency Referral Form (MARF)
Download the MARF available on the West Midlands Regional Proceducres
Please send your completed form to: MASH@walsall.gov.uk
Please refer to the following video for help, support and guidance:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0GINgFGRl1k
If you believe a child is in immediate danger call the police on 999.