Useful numbers

It's sometimes great to have access to really useful numbers at a glance. So, here you go:

Emergency services and Public safety

  • Humberside Police: In an emergency call 999 or for all non emergency calls ring 101.
  • Crimestoppers: 0800 555 111
  • Humberside Fire & Rescue: In an emergency call 999 or for all non emergency calls ring 01724 295920
  • Environment Agency (to report pollution, damage or danger to the natural environment & wildlife): 0800 80 70 60
  • Floodline (24 hour advice on floods & flood warnings): 0845 988 1188

North Lincolnshire Council

  • Switchboard: 01724 296296
  • Benefits (Housing Benefits): 01724 296131
  • Housing Advice Team: 01724 297777
  • Bins & recycling: 01724 297000
  • Council Tax: 01724 296093
  • Education & school enquiries: 01724 297240
  • Environmental Issues (Litter, dog nuisance, fly tipping): 01724 297000

Emergency contacts out of normal office hours:

  • General enquiries: 01724 276444
  • Adult Social Services: 01724 298190
  • Children’s Social Services: 01724 296555

Highways Service

To report issues with street lighting, highways, roads, bus shelters & footpaths & pavement repairs contact: 01724 297000.

Social Services

  • Adult Services: 01724 297979
  • Children’s Services: 01724 296500
  • Mental Health Services: 01724 270363

Health

  • Scunthorpe Hospital: 01724 282282
  • NHS 111 for non urgent medical advice: 111
  • National Drugs helpline: 0800 77 66 00
  • Drinkline (advice, information & support for anyone concerned about their own or someone else’s drinking): 0300 123 1110

Utility Suppliers & Services

Gas

For gas leaks ring National Grid: 0800 111 999

Electricity

For supply problems or power cuts ring Northern Powergrid: 0800 375 675

Severn Trent Water

  • Billing 08457 500 500
  • Water Meters 0845 7090 646
  • Emergencies 0800 783 4444

Anglian Water

  • Billing & general enquiries: 08457 91 91 55
  • Water supply queries & emergencies: 08457 145 145
  • Reporting a leak: 0800 169 3630

Advice & information services

  • Citizens Advice Bureau (including consumer advice): 08454 04 05 06
  • Childline (up to the age of 18): 0800 1111
  • NSPCC Child Protection Helpline: 0808 800 5000
  • Family Information Service and Early Help Offer/Directory of Services (Support for Families). 01724 296629
  • Cruse Bereavement Care (Helpline for bereaved people & those caring for bereaved people): 0844 477 9400 or 01724 281178
  • Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247
  • Women's Refuge: 01724 289 299
  • The Blue Door, Scunthorpe & North Lincolnshire Domestic & Sexual Abuse Support: 0800 197 4787
  • National Debtline (for anyone in debt or concerned they may fall into debt): 0808 808 4000
  • Family Lives (support & information for parents): 0808 800 2222
  • The Samartians: 08457 90 90 90
  • Age UK information line: 01724 849819
  • Carers UK (advice & information for carers): 0808 808 7777
  • Scunthorpe Job Centre Plus: 01724 274444
  • The Pensions Service: 0845 60 60 265 

Page last updated: 19 January 2017

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