If anyone is in immediate danger, always call 999 and ask for the Police
If you are concerned that someone is at risk of being abused, please don't hesitate to get in touch by calling a specialist adviser on 01225 396000.
There are many different types of abuse that can take place anywhere at any time. People in need of care and support are at particular risk of being harmed and it is important that everyone in their community is alert to this risk. Those at risk of harm include anyone with a physical or sensory disability or illness, people who are elderly or frail, have dementia, a learning disability or a mental health problem.
Domestic abuse is any kind of abuse that happens between people with an intimate or family relationship. Find out about how to report a concern about domestic abuse.
If you are concerned about a child being abused, find out about how to report a concern about child abuse.
If you are a professional or practitioner working with adults, or you want to know more about our policies, Local Safeguarding Adults Board (LSAB), leaflets, posters and more please visit our safeguarding page for professionals and practitioners.