Children's First Response (formerly MARAT) is Trafford’s single point of contact for all professionals and members of the public to report concerns, request advice and share information about a child and/or family.
If the child is at immediate risk of harm call the Police on 999.
If you are a member of the public who has a concern about a child, and they are not at immediate risk of harm, you should call Trafford Children's First Response on 0161 912 5125 during office hours (Mon - Fri 8:30 - 4:30) or 0161 912 2020 out of hours (Emergency Duty Team).
Depending on the nature of your enquiry or request we will also:
- Give advice and guidance
- Provide information on available services
- Put you in contact with other agencies or services which may be of help
- Put you in contact with the relevant professional dealing with a family