Any adult at risk of abuse or neglect can get help. Below are some organisations you can contact:
General enquiries and referrals: 01274 431077
There are many Advocacy Services that can help, here are just a few:
for queries and referrals regarding someone with mental ill health, including dementia or any other degenerative illness
for queries and referrals regarding someone with learning disabilities
offers advocacy on any community issues.
Assists people who need advice, information and support about elder abuse.
Helpline: 0808 808 8141
Advocacy and support to people with dementia and their carers
Telephone: 01274 733880
Working with staff in the statutory, independent and voluntary sectors to protect people with learning disabilities who may be at risk from abuse. Also provide advice and information to parents and carers who may have concerns about someone that they are supporting.
Telephone: 0115 9515400
Support groups for adults who have been abused
Offers women and girls face-to-face counselling, a help line, Independent Sexual Violence Advocacy service, outreach counselling and support
Telephone: 01274 308270
Text only: 07435 752 975
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: 01274 667104
Breaking the Silence is a counselling service for male victims and survivors of sexual abuse from Asian origin communities throughout West Yorkshire.
A UK-wide organisation run by carers and working to support carers.
Carers Line: 0808 808 7777
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
There are many other voluntary and community organisations that can help. Use the online DIVA Directory to find out who they are
Offers support services for women and children who currently live or have lived with domestic violence
Telephone: 01535 210999
To report hate crime contact West Yorkshire Police
In an emergency: 999
Mashwara offers a confidential counselling service for Asian men, aged 13 and over. Offering a range of therapies in helping men with: anxiety; depression; stress; self-esteem and confidence; assertiveness; trust; panic; aggression; guilt; honour; shame; substance misuse; relationship problems; marital breakdown; parenting; social isolation/loneliness and self-care.
Offers housing and support to all men who are victims of domestic abuse.
A 24-hour helpline offering a service for women experiencing domestic violence
Telephone: 0808 2000 247
for preventing and responding to crime, violence, abuse, threats and harassment
For emergencies: 999
EmergencySMS to text 999 for people who are deaf, hard of hearing and speech-impaired. Please note you will need to register your mobile phone before using the emergencySMS service. Register on www.emergencysms.org.uk
For advice or non-emergencies dial: 101
Textphone: 18001 101
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 376116
A number of organisations in Bradford work together to protect adults who may be at risk of harm. These include:
They are all members of the Safeguarding Adults Board.
For more information about the work of the Bradford Safeguarding Adults Board visit www.bradford.gov.uk/apunit
Samaritans are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide confidential, support on any subject.
Telephone: 08457 90 90 90
Stalking is now a criminal offence in England and Wales. If you are being stalked there is help available. For advice and information contact the National Stalking Helpline on 0808 802 0300, or email them on: email@example.com
Victim Support is an independent charity offering support for victims and witnesses of crime.