Do you think you are being abused or neglected?
If you have an emergency, call the police on 999.
If it isn't an emergency but you need help fast, call the police on 101.
If you think you are being abused or neglected you can report it to Care Direct by calling 0117 922 2700 or submitting a safeguarding referral through the Care Direct online form.
Read the Safe City Guide to help you recognise and report abuse.
Information for people thinking about moving into a care home or into supported housing.
Abuse and violence can be psychological, physical, financial or emotional. It can include. Learn about reporting and support services here.
A hate crime is when someone commits a crime against you because of your disability, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, religion, or any other perceived difference.
Honour Based Violence is scary and can occur when people live their lives against the cultural expectations of their family and community. Female Genital Mutilation and Forced Marriage are also linked to cultural beliefs. Support is available here
Mate crime is a type of disability hate crime when someone pretends to be your friend and then they commit a crime against you.
Resources to help you spot financial scams, including scams about coronavirus. Tips for keeping safe whilst using the internet.
Self-neglect is when a person does not look after themselves fully. This may be a choice they make, or because they are ill or unable. It can also be a sign that something else is going wrong in their life.