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The Multi-agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)

The MASH provides a single point of access to advice, information and support services for professionals working with vulnerable and at-risk children and young people.
What is the MASH?
​If someone is concerned about the safety and welfare of a child, they can contact the MASH, which is a partnership of agencies with a duty to keep children safe.
Information for professionals about the MASH
​The Multi-agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) provides a single point of access for all professionals to report safeguarding concerns to children’s social care. Professionals can also request commissioned targeted family support through the multi-agency early help panel.
Information for parents and carers about the MASH
​Information for parents or carers of a child who has been referred to the MASH.
MASH request form
Use this form to request advice, support or protection from the Multi-agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH).

Contact us by telephone

For urgent child protection referrals contact the MASH on 020 8314 6660 and ask to speak with a duty Social Worker.