Find out about safeguarding services to protect vulnerable and at risk adults in Newham.
Who is an adult at risk?
A vulnerable adult at risk is anyone aged 18 and over who:
Has social care needs
Is experiencing, or at risk of abuse or neglect
Is unable to protect themselves against significant harm or exploitation
Find out how to access help if you are a vulnerable adult or know someone who is on our safeguarding adults page.
How to raise a concern about an adult
In an emergency situation call 999. If you want to report any other type of crime call 101.
If you want to:
Report an abuse
Find out more information
Raise a concern because you are worried about a vulnerable person
Please call the 24 hour Safeguarding helpline on 0203 373 0440
During office hours please select option 1
Find out more about raising a concern if you are a professional or if it isn’t an emergency but want to report suspected abuse on our how to raise a concern about an adult page.