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Partnership - Rhondda Cynon Taf, Merthyr Tydfil & Bridgend

What to do if you're concerned about a child

If you have concerns about the safety of a child or young person contact your local Safeguarding Team on the telephone numbers provided below:

  • In Rhondda Cynon Taf:  01443 425006
  • In Merthyr Tydfil:  01685 725000
  • In Bridgend: 01656 642320

These numbers operate between: Monday - Thursday 8.30am - 5.00pm and Friday - 8.30am - 4.30pm

Out of Hours Emergencies (for RCT, Merthyr Tydfil and Bridgend):

 To contact Children's Services outside office hours, at weekends and bank holidays, ring Cwm Taf Emergency Duty Team on 01443 743665.

If you suspect a child or young person is at immediate risk of harm call 999 and speak to the Police.

In a non-emergency situation you can contact the police by dialling 101.


If it is found that a child is being abused or is at risk of significant harm, professionals will work together with the family to ensure that the child can be protected.

We are committed to working in partnership with parents and carers of children and young people.