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Child protection contacts

Emergencies – where a child/young person is in immediate danger – Dial 999

Social work  -  Phone: 0303 123 1008
If you are concerned about the welfare of a child or young person, this will link you to the area office during office hours or the emergency out of hours service.

Local police office  - Dial 101
This number will link you to your local police station to report matters that don’t need an emergency response or to ask an officer for advice.

Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration - South Lanarkshire - Phone: 0300 200 1765

To make a referral to the Children's Reporter where it's felt a child may be in need of compulsory measures of care.

Helplines and websites:


ParentLine Scotland provides free confidential support helpline for anyone caring for a child in Scotland.
Phone: 0808 800 2222


ChildLine Scotland 

Phone: 0800 1111 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)