Child protection and safeguarding

Referrals to Wandsworth's Initial Point of Contact (IPOC)

If you believe there is an immediate need for a safeguarding response, or want to assess whether a safeguarding referral is appropriate, call the Initial Point of Contact (IPOC):

If you are a professional

Make a ‘safeguarding referral’ to the Initial Point of Contact using the Early Help Assessment form.

If you are a member of the public

Download a leaflet with information on what to do if you're worried about a child (WSCB website). If you have any immediate concerns about a child, contact IPOC using the details below.

Contact details

Initial Point of Contact, Front Door
Family and Community Service
Children's Social Care, Children Services
2nd Floor Town Hall Extension
Wandsworth High Street
SW18 2PU