Raise a Concern
Concerns about an adult
If you are concerned about an adult, please use the following contact details for Health and Social Care Connect. However, if it is an emergency, stay safe and call 999.
You can also contact the police on 101 for non-emergency situations.
Our document Guidance on Raising Concerns about Abuse and Neglect contains information on signs and indicators of abuse and neglect and what should be reported as a safeguarding concern.
Health and Social Care Connect
(8am to 8pm 7 days a week including Bank Holidays)
Adults – Out of hours (emergency) support
Outside of normal office hours our Emergency Duty Service will respond to serious Adult Social Care issues that cannot wait until the next working day. The contact details for this service are:
Monday to Thursday: 5pm to 8.30am Friday : 4.30pm to 8.30am Weekends and Public holidays: 24 hours
Phone: 0300 330 9475
Concerns about a child
If you are concerned about a child for any reason, please contact the East Sussex Single Point of Advice (SPoA).
Mon-Thurs 8.30am-5pm and Fri 8.30am-4.30pm.
Phone: 01323 464222
However, if it is an emergency situation (e.g. a child is in danger or has been left alone) please contact the Police on 999.