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National Helpline

Child Protection Line is a single national telephone line which can transfer relevant calls to all local child protection service providers and agencies in Scotland. It also provides an information service to the public about what steps they can take if they are concerned about a child.

The number to call is 0800 022 3222.

If you have concerns about a child you can also contact your local Social Work office using the contact details provided below.

If the child is at immediate risk dial 999.



Contact Information

Social Services (Kilmarnock)
The Johnnie Walker Bond
15 Strand Street
East Ayrshire
Telephone: 01563 554200
Social Services (Dalmellington)
33 Main Street
East Ayrshire
Telephone: 01292 552900
Social Services (Galston)
Ross Court
Titchfield Street
East Ayrshire
Telephone: 01563 503400
Social Services (Cumnock)
Rothesay House
1 Greenholm Road
East Ayrshire
KA18 1LH
Telephone: 01290 427720
Emergency Social Work Service
Tel: 0800 328 7758
Note: The Emergency Out Of Hours Social Work Service is available after 5pm until 9am, Monday to Friday and throughout the weekend, including public holidays. You will be put through to the Ayrshire Social Work out of Hours Response Service. A qualified Social Worker will assess the circumstances referred.
Page last updated on9 November 2012
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