Worried About A Child? – Wigan Council, Children’s Duty Team

If you are worried about the welfare or safety of a child it is very important that you contact us.

Monday to Sunday (24 hours): 01942 828300

See Wigan Council 

Youth Mental Health 

  • Childline: childline.org.uk  Tel: 0800 1111
  • Young Minds Parents’ Helpline: 0808 802 5544
  • Samaritans: Tel: 116 123 or email: jo@samaritans.org
  • Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

For Young Carers 

Social Care Assessments

For Schools 


  • Embrace Wigan and Leigh: are a user-led charity dedicated to supporting disabled people and their families.
  • Wigan And Leigh Carers Centre: Supporting carers who look after a family member or friend with an illness or disability
  • My Life: help to make lives better for people of all ages who need support to live a good life