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Southend LSCB works with public agencies and community organisations to improve safeguarding in Southend. The Safeguarding Boards cannot accept case referrals from professionals or act on concerns from members of the public. Please do not use the contact information below to refer a case to Southend Borough Council Social Care. If you are concerned about the safety and wellbeing of a child please email or call 01702 534495 for assistance from the Children’s Social Care Team.

Southend Local Safeguarding Children Board

Floor 7, Southend Civic Centre,

Victoria Avenue

Southend on Sea


Tel: 01702 534706


In an emergency
call 999

To report a non-urgent incident or crime to the Police
call 101

If you have concerns about a child, call Southend's First Contact Team
01702 534495

If you have concerns about an adult, call Southend's Access Team
01702 215008 option 1

To report concerns outside of office hours, call Essex's Duty Team on
0845 606 1212