Reporting ConcernsContact UsInter-agency Procedures

Reporting Concerns

For a CHILD or YOUNG PERSON (aged under 18) go to where you can make a referral to Together for Children Sunderland by downloading and completing the Child Protection/Child in Need Referral Form (this is the interagency referral form). You must send the referral form to the contact details listed on the Together for Children Sunderland website.

If you need any additional guidance or information you can speak to a trained social worker in Together for Children’s Integrated Contact and Referral Team on 0191 561 7007 (available 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday - Thursday, 8.30am to 4.30pm Friday); or the Out of Hours Team on 0191 520 5552 (also available 24 hours Saturday and Sunday).

The Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) can be contacted on 0191 561 3901.

Safeguarding Adults

If you are concerned about the safety and welfare of an adult please go to to report your concern.