The Barnet Safeguarding Children Partnership

Worried About A Child

If a child is in immediate danger please call 999.

If you suspect that a child or young person is being harmed or is at risk of being harmed then you have a duty to report it immediately.

The Barnet MASH stands for Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub and acts a single point of contact for children in need of additional support and/or protection. Within the MASH is a partnership of professionals from a range of agencies including the police, health, education, children's social care, early help, substance misuse, housing, probation and domestic violence services who work together to share provide the right help and support first time.

The MASH is open 9am-5.15pm Monday-Thursday and 9am-5pm Friday. Outside of these hours you should report any concerns that need an immediate response to our emergency duty team on 020 8359 2000.

Please contact the MASH below to report any safeguarding issues or concerns you may have about a child. 


Telephone: 020 8359 4066

Online: referral form

Walk-in: Children and families can walk in to Barnet Council and ask to see a children's social worker any time Monday-Friday between 9am-5pm

Address: MASH, 2 Bristol Avenue, Colindale, NW9 4EW. 

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