To report concerns in RCT call:
To report concerns in
Merthyr Tydfil call:
Out of hours contact number:
If you have concerns about the immediate safety of a child or young person contact your local Safeguarding Team on the telephone numbers provided below:
In Rhondda Cynon Taf: 01443 425006
In Merthyr Tydfil: 01685 725000
Monday - Thursday 8.30am - 5.00pm
Friday - 8.30am - 4.30pm
Out of Hours Emergencies (for both RCT and Merthyr Tydfil):
To contact Children's Services outside office hours, at weekends and bank holidays, ring Cwm Taf Emergency Duty Team on 01443 743665.
If you suspect a child or young person is at immediate risk of harm call 999 and speak to the Police.
In a non-emergency situation you can contact the police by dialling 101.
If it is found that a child is being abused or is at risk of significant harm professionals will work together with the family to ensure that the child can be protected.
Open: 8.30am – 5.00pm (Monday to Thursday)
8.30am – 4.30pm (Friday)
Cwm Taf Emergency Duty Team: 01443 743665 (5.00pm – 8.30am Monday to Thursday, 4.30pm – 8.30am Friday to Monday)
If you would like to report a non-urgent incident however, or have a problem or general query, you can call 101, the 24 hour non-emergency number for the police. Use 101 when the incident is less urgent than 999.