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PortsmouthSafeguarding Children Board Procedures Manual

Reporting Concerns

If you are concerned about a child's welfare or worried they are being abused, you can make a referral to Portsmouth Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH).

By phone in office hours: 023 9268 8793 or 0845 671 0271

By email to: pccraduty@portsmouthcc.gcsx.gov.uk

By post to:
Portsmouth MASH,
Civic Offices,
Floor 4 Core 5/6,

By fax to: 023 9275 4709

Out of hours: 0300 555 1373 (5pm - 8.30am Monday - Thursday, 4.30pm - 8:30 Friday and Bank holidays)

The Interagency Referral Form which can be found here can also be used to share information with your local office. More information on how to make a referral can be found here.

If you are unsure the Portsmouth Procedures Manual will be able to help guide you or the Threshold Guidance which can be found here which tells you which types of services a family may need to get support.

Alternatively you can call ChildLine for advice on 0800 1111 or email them by visiting www.childline.org.uk.


What to do if you're worried a child is being abused: Advice for practitioners