in an Emergency
In an emergency always call the police on 999. If you are unable to speak, call 999 and then press 55.
Reporting a crime (luton)
To report a crime that has happened recently or in the past you can visit the local police station (Luton Police Station: Buxton Road, Luton, LU1 1SD, 8am-8pm) or to report a crime anonymously you can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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Key safeguarding guidance, websites, definitions and resources on this page.
Reporting concerns (Luton)
If you have concerns about a child you should report it to the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) on 01582 547653, or 0300 3008123 (out of hours), by email: or using the online referral form. You can report concerns about online abuse through the CEOP. Details for Adult Safeguarding can be found here.
nspcc advice line
NSPCC advice line: 0808 800 5000, Mon-Fri 8am-10pm, Sat-Sun 9am-6pm
Support for people who've experienced sexual assault, including rape. All ages. Bedfordshire. 0330 223 0099.
Support for women experiencing domestic abuse, and offering general advice.
Mental health and emotional wellbeing services for children and young people. Including bereavement and trauma.
Helplines and national organisations
Women’s Aid: 0808 2000 247 (24 hour helpline)
The Bedfordshire Domestic and Sexual Abuse Partnership: 0845 30 30 900 (Victim Support helpline)
Bedfordshire Sexual Abuse Helpline: 01582 733 592 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, weekends 10am-12pm, 24 hour answerphone)
Survivors UK: 0845 122 1201 (Helpline Mon & Tues 7-9.30pm, Thur 12-2.30pm) | Helpline for male victims of CSE, adult sexual assault and rape.
NAPAC: 0808 801 0331 (Helpline 10am-9pm Mon-Thu & 10am-6pm on Fridays | Support for adults with history of childhood abuse.
Embrace: Support for children who are victims of crime.
Victim Support: 0808 168 911 (24 hour helpline)
The Marie Collins Foundation: Support for children harmed by technology-assisted sexual abuse
For children and young people
Childline: 0800 1111 (24 hour helpline) | Advice for children.
Thinkuknow: For adults and children to explore how to protect children online and offline.
The Mix: 0808 808 4994 (helpline) | Support on various issues for young people under 25.
faiths against child sexual exploitation
A Christian and Muslim collaboration
Annual report 2024 Annual report 2023
Registered charity number: 1188740 (England and Wales)
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