Mid Sussex District Council has a duty to safeguard all children from harm and exploitation.

Report your concerns about a child or young person

WSCC Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)
Online: West Sussex online form
Tel: 01403-229900

Report your concerns about an adult at risk

Adult Care point
Online: West Sussex online form
Tel: 01243-642121

You can also use this number out of office hours. It will direct you to the out of hours service.

Urgent concerns

If you believe a child, young person or adult is in urgent danger - contact the police: Tel: 999

Or dial 101 to speak to the contact centre.

Mid Sussex Safeguarding Policy

We promote children's welfare regardless of:

  • Race
  • Religion
  • Language
  • Ethnicity
  • Gender
  • Sexuality

Mid Sussex District Council are required to take reasonable measures for the protection of children and young people when they are subject to:

  • Council regulations
  • Jurisdiction
  • Council events

Please read the Mid Sussex Safeguarding Children, Young People and Adults at Risk Policy for more information. 

Last updated: 31 August 2023