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Concerned about someone?

If you're concerned about a child or adult, please contact Herefordshire Council.

Children 

01432 260800 (Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm)
01905 768020 (Monday to Sunday 5pm - 9am)

Adults

01432 260715 (Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm)
0330 123 9309 (Monday to Sunday 5pm - 9am)


If you’re concerned about someone and would like to offer support, there’s information and advice available from:

Samaritans

Phone: 116 123
E-mail: jo@samaritans.org
Web: www.samaritans.org

24 hours a day, 365 days a year

Mind

Phone: 0300 123 3393
Text: 86463
E-mail: info@mind.org.uk
Web: www.mind.org.uk

Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays) 9am to 6pm

Papyrus

Phone: 0800 068 4141
Mobile: 07786 209697
E-mail: pat@papyrus-uk.org
Web: www.papyrus-uk.org

Monday to Friday: 10am to 10pm | Weekends: 2pm to 10pm | Bank holidays: 2pm to 10pm

Sane

Phone: 0300 304 7000
E-mail: info@sane.org.uk
Web: www.sane.org.uk

Everyday 4:30pm to 10:30pm

 

Local support

If you believe a child or adult is being abused or neglected or potentially at risk, please contact Herefordshire Council immediately.

Children

Contact the council’s Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH):
  • 01432 260800 (Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm)

  • 01905 768020 (Monday to Sunday 5pm - 9am)

Adults

Contact the council's Adult Safeguarding Team:

In an emergency

If someone is injured or in immediate danger, always call 999

If it's not an emergency, but you believe a crime may have been committed, call West Mercia Police on 101