The Gateway Service for Children’s Social Work is the first point of contact for people who wish to share a concern about a child/young person to social services. The central telephone number for all new referrals or information about the service is 028 3741 5285 change to 028 37567100. In addition, there is also a Freephone number 0800 783 7745 (free from landlines only). The service ensures a quick response to the needs of children and families who are referred for a Social Work Service. A Duty Social Worker is available to take calls from Monday to Friday from 9am-5pm (excluding Public Holidays). The Out of Hours Emergency Service Number is 028 9504 9999 – This is an emergency service only. It operates on Bank Holidays and also every day after 5pm to 9am each day. Contact details for the Gateway Locality Teams: Armagh and Dungannon Team, ‘E’ Floor, South Tyrone Hospital, Carland Road, Dungannon BT71 4AU Tel: 028 8771 3506 change to 028 37565345. Craigavon Team Brownlow H&SS Centre,1 Legahory Centre,Craigavon BT65 5BE Tel: 028 3834 3011 change to 028 37560707. Newry and Mourne Team, Dromalane House, Dromalane Road, Newry BT35 8AP Tel: 028 3082 5000, Option 1change to 028 37564700 please press option 1 for the Gateway Service.
Areas covered Armagh, Banbridge , Dungannon, Newry and Mourne, Portadown,Craigavon and Lurgan