Home PageOverview What is Safeguarding Adults? Safeguarding adults refers to the multi-agency procedure used to protect adults from abuse or neglect. The procedures help people aged 18 years of age or over, with care and support needs. For more information What is the Safeguarding Adults Board? The Leeds Safeguarding Adults Board is a statutory body, made up of organisations that work together to safeguard adults from abuse and neglect. The achievements of the Board are set out in its Annual Reports. For more information Contacts: Report abuse or seek advice Contact Adult Social Care: 0113 222 4401Out of hours: 07712 106 378 To inform the police: In an emergency, 999 If the person is not in danger now, 101 MainBodyTextChildren and Young People There are separate procedures for children and young people. Young people are under 18 years of age. If you are you worried about the welfare or safety of a child or young person please visit the Leeds Safeguarding Children Board website for guidance on what to do.