Organisations that can help

Any adult at risk of abuse or neglect can get help. Below are some organisations you can contact:

Safeguarding Adults

Online forms


General enquiries and referrals: 01274 431077

Advocacy Services in the Bradford District

Someone from Advocacy Services will listen to you and help you to:

  • say what you want
  • make sure your rights are met
  • get the services you need.

There are many Advocacy Services that can help. More information can be found at our Advocacy page.

Action on Elder Abuse (AEA)

Can help people who need advice, information and support about elder abuse.

Helpline: 0808 808 8141

Alzheimer’s Society

Offer advocacy and support to people with dementia and their carers.

Telephone: 01274 586008

Ann Craft Trust

Work with staff in the statutory, independent and voluntary sectors to protect people with learning disabilities who may be at risk from abuse. They also provide advice and information to parents and carers who may have concerns about someone that they are supporting.

Telephone: 0115 9515400

Bradford Rape Crisis & Sexual Abuse Survivors Service (BRC & SASS)

Support women and girls who have experienced rape and other sexual abuse at any point in their lives. Services include a Help Line, free confidential counselling, advocacy and support.  

Telephone: 01274 308270
Text only: 07435 752 975

Bradford Staying Put

Offers a service for women, with or without children, experiencing domestic abuse who want the abuse to stop, but do not want to leave home.

Telephone: 0808 280 0999

Carers UK

A UK-wide organisation run by carers and working to support carers.

Carers Line: 0808 808 7777

Care Quality Commission (CQC)

If you are concerned about bad practices, poor quality care or abuse in a care home, domiciliary care, home care or care in a hospital setting.

Telephone: 03000 616161


Allows people to provide anonymous information about criminal activity.

Telephone: 0800 555 111

DIVA Bradford Directory

There are many other voluntary and community organisations that can help. Use the online DIVA Directory to find out who they are.


Hate Crime

To report hate crime you can report it:  

Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery

If you have information about human trafficking or modern slavery call the police on 101 in an emergency call 999.

Information can also be passed to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111

The following organisations can also help:

Modern Slavery Helpline and Resource Centre

Offers victims, the public, statutory agencies and businesses access to information and support

Telephone: 08000 121 700

Hope for Justice

Provides advice and practical support on cases of human trafficking and modern slavery. Hope for Justice also offers legal advocacy and facilitate the restorative care for victims as well as providing practical training for frontline staff.

Telephone: 01274 688814

Men Standing Up Service - Bradford Cyrenians

Offers housing and support to all men who are victims of domestic abuse.

Telephone: 0300 3030167

National Domestic Violence helpline

A 24-hour helpline offering a service for women experiencing domestic violence.

Telephone: 0808 2000 247


For emergencies: 999

For non–emergencies and advice: 101

Textphone: 18001 101

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Police: Safeguarding Adults Unit

Local Police Safeguarding Units have been set up to provide support and practical assistance to those adults who may be vulnerable, and to those who may suffer domestic abuse.

Telephone: 01274 376592


Provide confidential support on any subject.

Telephone: 116 123

Stalking and Harassment

The National Stalking Helpline is a project run by Suzy Lamplugh Trust. For advice and information

Telephone: 0808 802 0300

Victim Support

Victim Support is an independent charity offering support for victims and witnesses of crime.

Telephone: 0300 303 1971