Worried or concerned about a child or young person?

If you are worried that a child has suffered harm, neglect or abuse or, you are worried that a child may be at risk if suffering harm should contact CARELINE 0151 233 3700

If you think a child is in immediate danger call for police assistance. 

Professionals: Professionals are required to complete an online Multi-Agency Referral Form (MARF)  within one working day of making a telephone referral to Careline.

Relevant to the level of need completion of an Early Help Assessment Tool (EHAT) may be required.

Prior to submitting the MARF it is important to obtain consent from parents / carers.


See also Inter Agency Procedures