You can call us for anything from straightforward information and advice about the abuse and the safety of adults in Essex, to the disclosure of a specific concern about your own safety of somebody that you know. Should you wish to report maltreatment of an adult in Essex we will take your concern seriously and ensure that it is investigated appropriately.
To report a concern please
Call: or Complete:
Southend - 01702 215008 A SETSAF form
Essex - 0345 603 7630
Thurrock - 01375 511000
Definition of Adult Safeguarding
The statutory framework introduced under the Care Act applies to any person aged 18 or above who:
Are there different types of abuse?
People can be abused in different ways. The different types of abuse that people may suffer are listed below:
For more information please visit our Types of Abuse page
Where does abuse happen?
Abuse can occur anywhere; the list below is by no means exhaustive but gives some examples: