I am a Parent or Carer

If you and your child have recently been involved in a child protection or welfare concerns, you may be feeling worried or confused. The leaflets contained in the “documents” section on this page will give you more information.

You can also discuss concerns about a child by contacting:

  • East Dunbartonshire's Advice and Response Team - 0141 777 3000
  • Out of Hours Social Work Standby Service - 0300 343 1505.
  • Childline - 0800 1111
  • Scottish Children's Reporters Administration - 0131 244 8201
  • NSPCC - 0800 800 5000
  • Police Scotland - 101

If you have any general queries about child protection or the Child Protection Committee, you can email us at cpc@eastdunbarton.gov.uk.

This email inbox is not constantly manned and concerns about a child must not be made to this address.

Useful Websites

The telephone numbers on No Worries and CPC Kids/Teens are incorrect for East Dunbartonshire as were created for North Ayrshire and Renfrewshire Child Protection Committees

Internet Safety

Let’s Talk PANTS: teaching children the underwear rule 
Parentline Domestic Abuse
Online Safety: Your Guide to Social Networks  Child Sexual Exploitation: Support for Parents 
Parents@Sandyford (Sexual Health & Relationships)