• Parents
Parent and carer information

This section of the website if for parents and carers and there is information here to guide and signpost you to resources on various issues. You can look through the types of abuse children could face or look through topics you may be concerned about, using the links on the left.

You can also find out more information about our campaigns, Water Safety, Safer Sleep and Furniture Safety.

For general crime and safety awareness the fearless website has lots of information for parents, young people and professionals.

The ESCB along with Active Essex and Essex County Council have developed a leaflet 'Guidance for parents in choosing activities, clubs or personal tuition for children and young people'. 

Worried about a child?


If you are concerned that a child or young person is being harmed, neglected or is at risk you should contact Essex Social Care on 0345 603 7627.

Out of hours: (5.30pm - 9.00am Monday - Thursday, 4.30pm-9.00am - Friday and Bank holidays) 
Telephone: 0345 606 1212 or email.

In an emergency call the Police on 999.

Worried about a child poster