Children's Services

Children's Services in local authorities neighbouring Hampshire

If you live outside Hampshire County Council's administrative boundary, please contact the Children's Services Department for the area where you live - you can work out which district you live in by the council to which you pay your Council Tax.

The contact numbers given here are for children's social care teams - not for general enquiries to the council.

Local authority

Contact number

Bracknell Forest Borough Council

01344 351582

Dorset County Council*

  • Christchurch District

  • Ferndown Area Office (East Dorset District)

  • Emergency out of hours

01202 474106

01202 877445


Isle of Wight Council

01983 821000

Portsmouth City Council

023 9283 9111

Surrey County Council

08456 009009

Out of hours: 01483 517898

Southampton City Council

023 8083 3336

West Berkshire County Council

01635 603090

West Sussex County Council* (Chichester District)

01243 752999

Wiltshire County Council*

Salisbury area team (Salisbury District south of A343): 01722 327551

Amesbury area team (Salisbury District north of A343):  01980 664980

Kennet area team (Kennet District):  01380 730055

Wokingham Borough Council

0118 944 5300

* These numbers only cover the Children's Services offices responsible for areas immediately adjacent to Hampshire. They do not cover the whole of Dorset, Wiltshire or West Sussex.