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Childcare and Protection Service

If you believe a child is in immediate danger, please contact  Police Scotland emergency service on 999.  For other concerns about a child / children please use the following numbers:

Child Protection Concerns - Tel: 01382 307999 (24 hr)
All other enquiries - Tel: 01382 307940

Operating Hours - Weekdays 8.45am to 5.00pm (Please see the Out of Hours page for details of our emergency social work provision).

Service Information

  • Child Protection
  • Support to children and their families at home

The Childcare and Protection Service is the first point of contact for any concerns you may have about children living in the Dundee area.  The service works in close co-operation with other agencies such as health, education and police.

We will prioritise referrals where children appear to be at significant risk of harm.