Additional sources of support

 Additional sources of support

Additional sources of support

TitleDescriptionContact
West Yorkshire PoliceInvestigate criminal offences and protect public safety​If a person is in imminent danger ring 999
To report a crime ring 101
Leeds Adult Social Care: Contact Centre Safeguarding adults concerns should be reported to Adult Social Care, who will work with the adult and partner agencies to support them to be safe. ​Tel: 0113 222 4401
Children and Young People's Social Care​Receives safeguarding referrals in relation to children and young people (under 18 years of age)​Tel: 0113 222 4403
Leeds Adult Social Care: Emergency Duty Team​Receives safeguarding concerns for adults at risk, children and young people 'out of hours'​Tel: 07712 106 378
(Bank Holidays and all other times)
Leeds Safeguarding Adult Partnership Support Unit​​A unit that works to support the Business Plan of the Leeds Safeguarding Adults Board. To report adult abuse, contact Leeds Adult Social Care as described above.​Tel: 0113 24 769 25
safeguarding.adults@leeds.gov.uk
Advonet​Established to provide a support network of advocacy providers within Leeds. Their website provides details of advocacy services within Leeds, listed by the client group they serve and geographical area.​Tel: 0113 244 0606
www.advonet.org.uk
Anti-Social Behaviour Contact Centre​Access point for support in relation to anti-social behaviour.​Tel: 0113 222 4402
www.leeds.gov.uk
Articulate Advocacy​Provides Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy for those eligible regardless of client group.​Tel: 0113 244 0606
www.leedsadvocacy.co.uk
Care Quality Commission​​Regulates care provided by the NHS, local authorities, private companies and voluntary organisations and protects the interests of people whose rights are restricted under the Mental Health Act.​Tel: 0845 015 0120
www.cqc.org.uk
Disclosure and Barring Scheme​The role of the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) is to help employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups including children. It replaces the Independent Safeguarding and Criminal Records Bureau.​DBS: Tel: 03000 200 190
Welsh Language: Tel: 03000 200 191
DBS minicom: Tel: 03000 200 192
www.gov.uk
Domestic Violence​Leeds domestic violence 24 hour helpline which provides help for all victims of abuse in Leeds.​Tel: 0113 2460401
www.leeds.gov.uk
The Forced Marriage Unit​Part of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, provides a wealth of information, multi agency practice guidelines and an advice line for victims, their friends, relatives and professionals.​Tel: 0207 008 0151
www.fco.gov.uk/forcedmarriage
Health and Safety Executive​Responsible for all health and safety regulations in the UK. It provides information about the regulations and provides guidance on how to improve the health and safety of staff and service users in a variety of establishments.www.hse.gov.uk
Leeds Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) Helpline​Provides advices on issues relating to DoLS, for professionals, service providers and members of the public.​Tel: 0113 8552347
(Mon-Fri 09:00 - 16:30)
Mencap Whistleblowing Helpline​The Whistleblowing Helpline is an independent, confidential, free phone service for staff and organisations working within the NHS and social care sector. It is commissioned by the Department of Health.​​Tel: 0800 724725
www.mencap.org.uk
Modern Slavery​Information about modern slavery, how to seek advice and how to report concerns.​Helpline: 0800 0121 700
www.modernslavery.co.uk
Office of Public Guardian​Supports the functions of the Court of Protection. It can investigate the actions of a Deputy appointed by the Court of Protection or an attorney under a registered Enduring or Lasting Power of Attorney​Tel: 020 766 47734
www.justice.org.uk
Public Concern at Work​An independent authority on 'whistle-blowing', and the protection afforded by the Public Interest Disclosure Act. Provides an advice line.​Tel: 020 7404 6609
www.pcaw.co.uk
Stop Hate UK​Hate crime can be reported to Stop Hate UK, a voluntary organisation providing support for people affected by hate crime.​Tel: 0800 138 1625 (24hours)
www.stophateuk.org
Trading Standards Services, West Yorkshire Joint Services​Serves to protect consumer rights, including prevention of door step crime. Provides an advice service.​Contact Consumer Direct: 08454 04 05 06
www.ts.wyjs.org.uk/
Victim Support Helpline​Victim Support is available to help anyone affected by crime, providing emotional support, information and practical help.​Tel: 0845 3030 900
www.victimsupport.org.uk
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