Safeguarding children - Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)

If you think a child is at risk of abuse, please report this to us via our form. If you have urgent concerns for a child, or suspect that a child has been abused in any way, please call us immediately on 0300 500 80 80 (if you are a member of the public) or 0300 500 80 90 (if you are a professional). If you require an urgent response outside of working hours (08:30-17:00), contact the Emergency Duty Team (EDT) on 0300 456 4546. In an emergency call 999. To report a crime call 101.

Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub

What is the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub?

Nottinghamshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (NSCP)

The Nottinghamshire Safeguarding Children Partnership(NSCP) provides the safeguarding arrangements under which the safeguarding partners and relevant agencies work together to coordinate their safeguarding services. 

The partnership is responsible for identifying and responding to the needs of children in Nottinghamshire, commissioning and publishing local child safeguarding practice reviews and providing scrutiny to ensure the effectiveness of the safeguarding arrangements.  The NSCP provides interagency safeguarding children procedures and guidance as well as a programme of multi-agency training including e-learning, workshops and seminars.

Nottinghamshire Safeguarding Children Partnership

Policies, procedures and guidance

Policies, procedures and guidance

Notts Help Yourself Directory 

Get support from other agencies and organisations. 

Notts Help Yourself Directory

Concerns relating to an adult 

Report safeguarding concerns relating to an adult


Due to the current situation with Covid-19 and the high volume of referrals that the MASH is receiving, please only telephone the MASH if your referral is urgent, requiring a Social Worker to visit the child today.

For referrals that are not urgent, please submit an online form, which will be read on the working day of receipt.