Child protection and adults at risk

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Child protection and adults at risk

People, young and old, have a fundamental human right to live a life free from harm and abuse, which is also a basic and essential requirement for their health and well-being. Keeping people of all ages safe is everybody's business and responsibility.

Children

If you have concerns regarding a child's welfare or that they may be a risk of harm, please contact the relevant Duty and Assessment Team at East Sussex County Council.

Duty and Assessment Team (Hastings and Rother)
Ground floor,
Ocean House, 87-89 London Road,
St Leonards-on-Sea,
East Sussex TN37 6DH

Phone: 01424 724144
Fax: 01424 724122

Duty and Assessment Team West (Eastbourne, Lewes and Wealden)
1st Floor,
St Mark's House, 14 Upperton Road,
Eastbourne,
East Sussex BN21 1EP

Phone: 01323 747373

All relevant information can be found on the East Sussex County Council website at http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/childrenandfamilies/childprotection/default.htm

Adults at risk

If you have concerns regarding an adult at risk of abuse or neglect, please contact Adult Social Care at East Sussex County Council as detailed below:

Phone: 0345 60 80 191

Email: Social Care Direct

Text: 07797 878 111

All relevant information can be found on the East Sussex County Council website at https://new.eastsussex.gov.uk/socialcare/worried/report/

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