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Contacting the Children’s Services Department in Hampshire

Children's services are provided by the local authority for the area in which a family lives.

Please find details of how to contact us below.

You can also submit online comments, suggestions, enquiries or information requests through our online enquiry form.




Children's Services

  • reporting concerns for child welfare
  • general education enquiries
  • finding childcare
  • sources of help and support
  • fostering
  • adoption
  • children with special needs
  • general children related enquiries

0300 555 1384

Please note: Emails are dealt with during normal office hours Monday to Friday. At other times please telephone 0300 555 1373 *.

Further information regarding Child Protection

Out of hours contact telephone number for Children's Services

0300 555 1373

Please note - in an emergency call 999

School Admissions

0300 555 1377

Young people's services

Children's Services phone line hours:

Non-social care lines

Opening hours 8am – 8pm, Mon – Fri. 9.30am – 4pm, Sat.

Social care lines

Opening hours 8.30am – 5pm, Mon – Thurs. 8.30am – 4.30pm Fri.


Children's Services Department, Hampshire County Council, Elizabeth II Court West, The Castle, WINCHESTER, SO23 8UG.


If your child attends a Hampshire school but you live outside Hampshire, you should: