Practical online safety advice, information and guidance to help reduce the risks of using the internet can be found at Get Safe Online.

If you have a concern about the safety or welfare of a child or young person contact Together for Children on 0191 561 7007 (available 8.30am to 5:15pm Monday - Thursday, 8.30am to 4.45pm Friday)

If you are worried about a vulnerable adult please contact the Safeguarding Adults Team using the online form.

If you have an immediate concern phone the Police on 999.