Richmondshire District Council


Richmondshire District Council recognises that all children and adults at risk have a right to protection from abuse and takes its responsibility seriously to safeguard and promote their welfare.

If you are concerned about a child or adult at risk, or you would like more information on what support is available, please refer to the following websites:

Useful contacts

North Yorkshire County Council Customer Relations Unit: 01609 780 780 

Out of hours duty team: 01609 780 780  Email:

Emergency: dial 999

The Partnership Information Sharing Form

The form gives professionals a safe and direct way to share information with North Yorkshire Police. Information shared on the form could include a variety of instances, such as:

  • Information about a concerning incident
  • Suspicious activity
  • An unusual exchange between two or more people
  • Something that makes a professional uncomfortable

Services available to help stay safe during COVID-19

  • A dedicated coronavirus page has been set up by the North Yorkshire Safeguarding Children Partnership
  • A range of information is available from IDAS (the Independent Domestic Abuse Service)
  • During the COVID-19 pandemic, Mountain Healthcare is still operating and providing Sexual Assault Referral Services
  • North Yorkshire Police's safer online campaign 
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