Report your concerns about an adult

If you're worried about an adult and think they may be a victim of neglect or abuse, contact your local Adult Social Care office or the Police. The numbers are below.

You do not need to know everything about the situation or what is happening. You may just be worried, or feel that something is not right.

If you are unsure which Council covers the address you are concerned about, please click on this link which will tell you: https://www.gov.uk/find-local-council

Leicestershire County contact details

Rutland County contact details

Leicester City contact details

Report to the Police

If a crime has been committed and the person is in immediate danger, call 999 and ask for the Police / an ambulance.

If the person is not in immediate danger call the Police on 101.

Crimestoppers: 0800 555 111 (free and confidential)

Report to a Helpline

There are also several charities who offer helplines to discuss/report adult abuse.

  • UAVA - United Against Violence and Abuse - services for anyone affected by Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.
  • Action on Elder Abuse - work to protect, and prevent the abuse of, vulnerable older adults and by doing so also protect other adults a risk of abuse.
  • Women's Aid - national charity working to end domestic violence against women and children.
  • Respond - works with children and adults with learning disabilities who have experienced abuse or trauma, as well as those who have abused others, through psychotherapy, advocacy, campaigning and other support. Respond also aims to prevent abuse by providing training, consultancy and research.