Tell someone you can trust. This could be a relative, friend, teacher, police or social worker.
It is important that you do talk to someone who will listen to you and contact the right people to help you.
If you are worried that a child is being harmed through neglect or abuse, let Social Work or the Police know – here are the contacts
The Child Protection Committee is an inter-agency group with responsibility for ensuring effective child protection services across South Lanarkshire. The committee ensures arrangements are in place and are working effectively to bring about good outcomes for children.More about the Committee ->
On 7th November 2020 Scots law is changing to make it clear that children in Scotland can no longer be physically punished.