What is Child Abuse?

Child abuse, also referred to as significant harm, takes many forms but the key categories are physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse and neglect.

For more information about these forms of abuse, see Signs and Symptoms.

If you are concerned about a child or young person please contact the Warrington Borough Council Duty and Assessment Team on 01925 443400 during office hours (9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday).

Outside of these hours please contact the Out of Hours Team on 01925 444400.