Key contacts and referral process for safeguarding adults

Everyone has a responsibility to safeguard children, young people and adults who may be at risk of abuse.

If you are worried about someone:

  • In an emergency, please call: 999
  • If there is no immediate risk, call the police on: 101

If you have concerns about the safety or welfare of a child or young person contact Together for Children on 0191 561 7007 (available 8.30am to 5:15pm Monday – Thursday, 8.30am to 4.45pm Friday)

If you are a member of the public and worried about your own safety or about the safety of someone else, please contact  the Safeguarding Adults team

Please click on the following for how to report an adult safeguarding concern