Stop abuse of vulnerable adults
What I do if I have concerns?
If you are worried about yourself or someone else phone us
- 0300 123 5010
(8:30am to 5pm Monday to Thursday and 8:30 am to 4:30pm
- 0300 123 5022
(all other times including bank holidays)
If you are in doubt about whether it is abuse or not - please
If you are at immediate risk of harm contact the
emergency services by ringing 999.
If you have a hearing or speech impairment you can use the
national telephone relay service, just dial 18001
before the number or 18000 in an emergency.
If you feel unable to give information about yourself you can
report abuse anonymously. All calls will be treated with
respect and in confidence.
What will I be asked?
We will ask you for some information about;
- yourself (unless you wish to remain anonymous)
- the person you are concerned about
- the alleged abuser
- what you have seen or heard
We will let you know who needs to be told
What will happen next?
- We will respond to the matter as a high priority
- We will share the information with relevant agencies who
will ask the person who may be being abused what has happened
and what action they want to take