WithScotland is a national resource built on an inclusive promise to help improve outcomes for children in need of protection and adults at risk of harm.
We connect you with research and practice, exchange knowledge and ideas and coordinate a range of activities across child and adult protection communities and other networks.
Find out more What is WithScotland? Annual Report 2015
If you are concerned about the wellbeing of a child, please visit the public section of our website.
If you work with children at risk of harm and abuse, visit the professional pages for the latest news, events, research and resources.
Adult Support & Protection
If you or someone you know is being harmed, visit Act Against Harm for information on how to report it.
If you work in the Adult Protection Community, visit our Protecting adults tab for the latest news and details of upcoming projects.
Search our extensive e-library for Scottish and international research, policy and practice information on child and adult protection issues.
All resources are free to download
Are you worried about a child?
If you have concerns about the wellbeing of a child, please don’t keep it to yourself. Contact the local council and report it by using our interactive map or the postcode/city search.
If you believe a child is in immediate danger, please call the police on 999.
Child’s city or postcode
NSPCCChild LineParent Line
NSPCC Child LineChild Line
Children and young people
If you are under the age of 18, this area of the website is just for you. Find out what help and support is available in your local area or online.
A directory of organisations and projects working to protect children in Scotland, including information on the public inquiry into historical child abuse in Scotland.
Keep up to date on local and national initiatives for keeping children in Scotland safe from harm.
Posters and information leaflets for children and parents/carers.
You will also find the National Guidance for Child Protection in Scotland here.