When you’re worried that a child is suffering abuse or harm there are many things you can do to help. But you may be confused about what to do.

Remember: A child’s safety and wellbeing is everyone’s responsibility! You must play a part in making sure children are more than safe. Protecting children starts with family, community, professionals and potentially Child Safety Services may become involved.

Select each of the three possible actions below to learn more.

Worried about the safety and wellbeing of a child?

The child’s safety is the most important thing. Remember, the best thing to do will depend on how serious your concerns are.

You may like to talk to the child and family and monitor the child’s wellbeing, refer the family for support, or report the concerns to Child Safety Services.