Children's social care
Worried about a child?
If you're worried about the safety of a child or young person, contact us:
Phone (office hours): 0191 424 5010
Phone (out of office hours): 0191 456 2093
> Read more about what to do if you are worried about a child
Find out how to get in touch with us and get help for a child.
Find out about benefits, short breaks and services for disabled children.
We can help with emotional and behavioural problems and mental health disorders.
The Matrix works with young people who have problems with alcohol or drugs.
Find out what happens when a young person with a disability becomes 18.
Support for children with serious long term illnesses and other problems.
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