Child abuse is any action that causes significant harm to a child. It can be physical, sexual or emotional harm, as well as neglect. Neglect, whether a lack of love, care or attention, can be just as damaging to a child as physical abuse.
If you have any concerns about a child or young person who lives in the City of London:
- Call 020 7332 3621 - Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm
- Call 020 8356 2710 - at all other times, including weekends and bank holidays
- Email the Children and Families Team directly