Right now, it’s vitally important that we all follow government guidance to stay at home to limit the spread of Coronavirus.
Being at home can increase tensions and affect mental health, meaning some people in our communities are more vulnerable now.
Children and adults can be at risk of harm, and some people will be experiencing financial difficulties or struggling with addiction.
If you think a child or adult is at risk of harm, report your concerns so that professionals from
- social work
- the voluntary sector
If you’re concerned about your own safety or that of a
contact Social Care Direct - [email protected] or call
0131 200 2324
If you’re concerned for the immediate safety of a child or adult, phone the police on
If an adult or child needs medical attention with or without COVID-19 symptoms, phone NHS on
or in an emergency
Support is also available through Scotland’s Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage helpline on
0800 027 1234
Contact Edinburgh Women’s Aid
0131 315 8110
Find out about our All of Us campaign, with NSPCC Scotland, which encourages you to talk to us if
- you’re finding it hard to look after your children
- your family needs some extra help
- someone you know could do with extra help.