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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.


Write to us

Hampshire County Council
The Castle, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8UJ


DX 2510 Winchester

Phone us

  • 0300 555 1375
  • 0300 555 1390 Minicom for hearing and speech impaired customers in Hampshire

Visit us

Headquarters opening times:
8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday

Hampshire County Councillors