To report concerns in RCT call:
To report concerns in
Merthyr Tydfil call:
Out of hours contact number:
If you suspect that a child or young person is being harmed or is at risk of being harmed then you have a duty to report it immediately. All calls concerning worries about children are treated seriously. Contact your local Safeguarding Team on the 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.
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.
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.