Everyone has the right to live without fear of being abused and have their rights and choices respected. Disability, age or illness can increase a person’s vulnerability in some situations which may result in them been unable to protect themselves from being harmed, abused or exploited.

Spectrum works in partnership with adult social services and other organisations to make life safer for adults who are most at risk of being abused or exploited. Part of this work includes membership of the Safeguarding Adults Board in Wakefield which is a statutory partnership constituted under the Care Act 2014. By law, each Local Authority must have a Local Safeguarding Adults Board (LSAB).

These boards are joint agency groups that are responsible for the welfare of vulnerable adults in their area. Click here to find the LSAB in your local area

If you have concerns about an adult you should contact social care in the area where they live. You can call the below numbers for social care where Spectrum deliver community services.

Useful links:

Barnsley Adult Safeguarding: https://www.barnsley.gov.uk/services/adult-health-and-social-care/keeping-safe/barnsley-safeguarding-adults-board/

North Yorkshire Safeguarding Adults: http://www.nypartnerships.org.uk/sab

Wakefield Adult Safeguarding: https://www.wakefield.gov.uk/health-care-and-advice/adults-and-older-people-services/safeguarding/safeguarding

York Adult Safeguarding: https://www.safeguardingadultsyork.org.uk/

CALL 999 IF YOU FEEL THAT A CHILD OR YOUNG PERSON YOU ARE CONCERNED ABOUT ARE IN IMMEDIATE DANGER

Barnsley 01226 438831/772423 (Out of Hours 01226 787789)
Cheshire Cheshire East consultation Service for Front door: 0300 123 5012 (option 3)

Emergency Duty Team for out of hours: 0300 123 5022

Durham First Contact: 03000 267 979            
Lancashire Call Care Connect: 0300 123 6720 (8am – 8pm)

Emergency duty Team for out of hours: 0300 123 6722 (8pm – 8am)

Liverpool 0151 233 3700
Manchester 0161 234 5001
Northumberland  

Social Care 01670 536400 Out of hours 0845 600 52 52

 

North Yorkshire  

01609 780780 – 24 hours advice & reporting line

South Tyneside

Monday-Thursday 8.30am-5pm; Friday 8.30am-4.30pm: 0191 424 5010

Emergency Duty Team out of hours:   0191 456 2093

Stockton on Tees

01642 527764 or out of hours Emergency Duty Team: 08702 402994

Wakefield

0845 8 503 503 (24 hours)

Wigan

01942 481161 or out of hours team 0161 834 2436

York

01904 551900 (Out of Hours 01609 780780)