20.1 Local Contact Details

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Brighton & Hove Contacts

Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) / Front Door for Families

C/O Whitehawk Community Hub and Library
179A Whitehawk Road

Telephone: 01273 290400
Email: FrontDoorForFamilies@brighton-hove.gov.uk 

Online referal form - Refer a child or family to Front Door for Families (brighton-hove.gov.uk)

Out of Hours Emergency Duty Service
Telephone: 01273 335905 or 335906
Police - Brighton & Hove Safeguarding Investigations Unit
Telephone: 101 and ask for Brighton Safeguarding Investigations Unit.
Designated Professionals Brighton & Hove

Designated Doctor, Jamie Carter: 01273 238703

Designated Nurse, Jo Tomlinson: 01273  238703/ 07770 381421

Named Dentist, Jennifer Parry: 01273 696955 ext 2452

Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO
Email: LADOenquiries@brighton-hove.gov.uk 
Brighton & Hove Safeguarding Children Partnership

Tel 01273 292379 |  Email BHSCP.admin@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Webiste - Home - BHSCP

Independent Scrutineer - Chris Robson Email BHSCP.admin@brighton-hove.gov.uk

East Sussex Contacts

Children's Social Care

Single Point of Advice (SPoA) Mon-Thurs 8.30am-5pm and Fri 8.30am-4.30pm. Contacting the Single Point of Advice (SPoA) | East Sussex County Council

Phone: 01323 464222

Email: 0-19.SPOA@eastsussex.gov.uk 

Out of Hours Social Care Service - Children's services: 01273 335905/6

Out of Hours Social Care Service Adult services: 01323 636399

East Sussex Safeguarding Children Board website -   Home - ESSCP

Contacting the LADOAllegations about adults who work with children - the LADO | East Sussex County Council

Safeguarding Investigations Unit
For all Safeguarding Investigations Unit, dial 101, and ask for the relevant team – Hastings, Eastbourne, Brighton, Littlehampton or Horsham
Safeguarding Partnership 

Website  Home - ESSCP 

Independent Scrutineer - Chris Robson 


West Sussex Contacts

Children's Social Care

Integrated Front Door (IFD)

Anyone who has concerns about the welfare of a child can contact a single countywide phone number, known as the Integrated Front door (IFD). Monday to Friday between 9am-5pm: 01403 229900

At all other times, including nights, weekends and bank holidays, contact the 'out of hours' emergency team: 0330 222 6664

Email: WSchildrenservices@westsussex.gov.uk 

Designated Professionals West Sussex

Designated Doctor, Jamie Carter

Designated Nurses, Safeguarding Children: Louise Jackson and Sharon Ward

Email: sxicb.safeguarding@nhs.net

Local Authority Designated Officers (LADO)
Email: LADO@westsussex.gov.uk  Phone: 0330 222 6450
Safeguarding Investigations Unit: Telephone 101 and ask for the Safeguarding Investigations Unit or in an emergency dial 999
Safeguarding Partnership Safeguarding Partnership Independent Scruniteer
Independent Scrutineer - Chris Robson, please contact WSSCP@westsussex.gov.uk


Child Death

Child Death: Single Point of Contact

Individual professionals should notify the SPOC at the same time as they notify the Coroner (in the case of an unexpected death) or Registrar / Health Services of the death of a child.

Click here for the contact details for all SPOC’s nationally.

Designated Health Professionals

Designated Professionals


This page is correct as printed on Tuesday 16th of July 2024 07:56:03 AM please refer back to this website (http://sussexchildprotection.procedures.org.uk) for updates.