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See, Think, Act

Keeping children and vulnerable adults safe from harm

We all have a duty to keep children and vulnerable adults safe from harm, abuse and neglect. If you think you, or anyone else, may be being mistreated, don’t turn a blind eye or keep it to yourself. Act now.



If you are worried about a child or an adult who you think is at risk from harm please contact your local authority Social Care Team:


In an emergency call 999


Liverpool Careline Tel: 0151 233 3700 (24 hours)

Social Services 


Sefton Children’s Services (Sefton Plus)   Tel: 0151 934 3737/3691/4498 or out of hours: 0151 920 8234


Social Services 


Knowsley Council: 0151 443 2600

Social Services


Wirral Social Services:

Office hours Tel: 0151 606 2006

Out of hours Tel: 0151 652 4991


If you are a health professional and would like to discuss a Mersey Care service user, or the child of a service user, please contact our safeguarding team on

0151 471 2380.

 2014 – 15 CQC Safeguarding Declaration 

Mersey Care has adopted the Whole Family approach, so when a parent is identified as having mental ill health, we ‘think family’.

Think Family