Are you concerned about a child or young person?

If you have immediate concerns for a child’s safety, please call emergency services on 000.

If you have concerns that a child or young person is or has been harmed by a Vinnies worker, on a Vinnies site or while participating in one of our programs, please call the Vinnies Safeguarding Team on 1800 478 776 (Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm) or email

Alternatively you can fill out the form below. If you leave your contact details, we will get back to you – but you can also submit a concern or complaint anonymously if you choose to do so.

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You can also contact:

  • Child Protection Helpline (NSW Department of Communities and Justice): 132 111 (24 hours/7 days)
  • Domestic Violence Line (NSW Department of Communities and Justice): 1800 65 64 63 (24 hours/7 days)

Visit the Department of Communities and Justice website for a longer list of helplines both in NSW and interstate.