Young Lives Safeguarding Policy

Social Care Direct:
0345 8 503 503

NSPCC Helpline: 0808 800 5000

CAMHS SPA and REACH team (crisis team)

You can contact the REACH team between 9am – 8pm, seven days a week.

To refer or get in touch with the team, please contact Single Point of Access (SPA) Wakefield on 01977 735865

School Nursing team

Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm, on 01924 310130

Children’s First Hub –advice or support filling in a MARF

Richard Carr 07899 065 891 – Pontefract/Knottingley

Gareth Hamlett 079202 12986 – Central/South West

Mary Harper 079202 12981 – Normanton/South East

Police Safeguarding Unit
NB If a criminal offence has occurred contact police via 101 or 999 as appropriate.

Sexual Health/ Emergency Contraception
Spectrum Community Health CIC- 01924 846628

Drugs and Alcohol
CLG- 0808 169 8711
Turning Point Alcohol & Drug Service- 01924 211113

Domestic Violence
*If in immediate danger call 999
At other times, call Childline- 0800 1111

Mental Health/Wellbeing (Wakefield Service list on Staff Guidance)
CAMHS- 01977 735865
Samaritans 116 123 or Text SHOUT to 85258

Debriefing at the end of Drop in and Chat sessions:
Emily Castle:  07835817480
Marie Rafferty: 07500908866

Provides Free, safe and anonymous online support for young people.

Council homeless Single point of access team
01924 304359

Emergency Live Chat Support for WF I CAN