If you see, hear or suspect that an adult may be at risk of abuse or neglect, you must tell someone about it. If they are in immediate danger contact the police on 999.

How to report abuse

If you have been told about or notice abuse or neglect:

  • Ensure the immediate safety and welfare of the adult and any other person at risk
  • If urgent attention is needed for health or safety dial 999
  • If a crime needs to be reported call the police on 101
  • Preserve any evidence
  • Accurately record the incident, any action or decisions. Make sure you sign it and add the date and time

If you or someone you know have been abused, contact:

The Police

  • For emergencies 999
  • For non-ermergencies and advice 101

Kirklees Council

If you are concerned that an adult at risk living in Kirklees is being abused you can telephone, visit or email us using the contact details below:-

  • Kirklees Council
  • Customer Service Centre Civic Centre 3, Market Street, Huddersfield, HD1 2TG
  • Gateway to care Walsh Building, Town Hall Way, Dewsbury, WF12 8EQ
  • Phone 01484 414933 Open 24 hours a day