What to do if you are worried about someone (safeguarding)

In Rutland, we are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. 

Safeguarding is about preventing abuse of children and adults who may be made vulnerable and promoting their welfare - we are all responsible for making sure  everyone in the community is safe in their environment. 

If you have concerns about someone you are helping, it's important not to ignore this

If you think someone is at risk of abuse please report this to us:

If you are worried about a child or young person:

If a child is in immediate danger, call 999 and ask for the police.

If the child is not in immediate danger, contact our children's duty team:

T: 01572 758407 

E: childrensreferrals@rutland.gov.uk

W: report your concern online

The duty desk is available Monday to Thursday, 8.30am to 5pm and Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.

Outside of the hours, in an emergency you can call: 0116 305 0005

If you are worried about a vulnerable adult:

If a vulnerable adult is in immediate danger, call 999 and ask for the police.

If they are not in immediate danger, contact our safeguarding and prevention team:

T: 01572 758341

E: adultduty@rutland.gov.uk 

W: report your concern online

The safeguarding and prevention team is available Monday to Thursday, 8.30am to 5pm and Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.

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