If you suspect a child is in need of protection from significant harm, you should make a report to Child Protection.

To make a report refer to contact details below.

Read more about Child Protection and Reporting child abuse on the Services website.

Child protection contacts

Child Protection contacts - business hours 8.45am - 5.00pm (Monday - Friday)

  • North Division Intake - 1300 664 977
  • South Division Intake - 1300 655 795
  • East Division Intake - 1300 360 391
  • West Division Intake - Rural and regional only - 1800 075 599
  • West Division Intake - metropolitan only - 1300 664 977

After hours ring Child Protection Emergency Service - 13 12 78

  • 5.00pm - 9.00am Monday - Friday
  • 24 hours on weekends and public holidays

This is a state-wide after hours emergency service that receives new reports, as well as concerns for existing child protection clients who are considered to be at immediate risk and require urgent after hours service.