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To report a concern about a child please ring:

Duty Social Work:
Monday to Friday (9am to 5pm) - 01595 744421
Outside those hours/when closed - 01595 695611

Police - 101

Children's Reporter - 0300 200 2200

To comment on this website, make suggestions about improvements to the Shetland inter-agency Child Protection Procedures, or request further information and support, please contact:

Shetland Child Protection Committee:
Lead Officer: Kate Gabb      01595 744435            E mail; kate.gabb@shetland.gov.uk

Old Library, Hillhead, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0EL 

Chair: Lindsay Tulloch, Chief Inspector, Police Scotland, Lerwick Police Station, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0JN.

Vice Chair: Martha Nicolson, Chief Social Work Officer and Executive Manager of Children and Families, Shetland Islands Council, Hayfield House, Hayfield Lane, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0QD.


Or you are free to speak to any member of the Child Protection Committee. See the latest CPC Annual Report to find out who they are.

To report a concern about an adult please ring:

Duty Social Work:
Monday to Friday (9am to 5pm) - 01595 744400
Outside those hours/when closed - 01595 695611

Police - 101

To comment on this website, make suggestions about improvements to the Shetland inter-agency Adult Protection Procedures, or request further information and support, please contact:

Shetland Adult Protection Committee:
Lead Officer: Kate Gabb      01595 744435            E mail; kate.gabb@shetland.gov.uk

Old Library, Hillhead, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0EL 

Independent Converner: Max Barnett, c/o Old Library Centre, Lower Hillhead, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0EL

Vice Chair: Janice Irvine, Advanced Nurse Practitioner for Adult and Child Protection, NHS Shetland,ZE1 0RB.

To report a concern about domestic abuse please ring:

Duty Social Work:
Monday to Friday (9am to 5pm) - 01595 744421
Outside those hours/when closed - 01595 695611

Police - 101

Shetland Domestic Abuse Partnership
Lead Officer: this post is currently vacant.
 
Acting Chair: Dr Susan Laidlaw, c/o Shetland Islands Council, 3 North Ness Business Park, Lerwick, ZE1 0LZ, Shetland Islands


 

If you are concerned about someone’s welfare, please tell someone who can help.

These are the phone numbers:

Duty Social Work (for Children)
Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm:
01595 744421

Duty Social Work (for Adults)
Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm:
01595 744400

Outside office hours:
01595 695611

Police: 101

Children’s Reporter:
0300 200 2200