Emergency or crisis phone numbers for safeguarding, welfare of a vulnerable person or domestic violence

A list of useful telephone numbers for accessing help in an emergency. FOR CONCERNS RELATING TO THE SAFETY OR WELFARE OF A VULNERABLE ADULT OR CHILD phone the local public emergency safeguarding number: 08450 454545 Read more


Safeguarding means protecting a person’s right to live in safety, free from abuse and neglect. This page provides links that explain what this means in practice and also gives you details of what to do if you are concerned about abuse or neglect of an adult or a child. Read more