Everybody has the right to be safe, no matter who they are or what their circumstances are. Safeguarding is about protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults from abuse and neglect. We are all responsible for the safety of the most vulnerable members of our communities.
The Social Services and Wellbeing (Wales) Act places a duty on local authorities to work and promote the wellbeing of those who need care and support, or carers who need support.
If you see, or know of a worrying situation, please do not ignore it. Tell us about it by contacting:
- Adults - the Single Point of Access team on 0300 456 100.
- Children – Children’s Gateway on:
- 01824 712200 - Monday to Thursday 9am - 5pm and Friday 9am - 4.30pm
- 0345 053 3116 - Evenings and weekends
- You can also send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about safeguarding, please click here.
Domestic Abuse - Make A Stand Pledge
Domestic abuse is one of the biggest issues we face in society today, and two women are killed every week in the UK by their partner or ex-partner.
We have pledged and committed to take action to support people experiencing domestic abuse. There are four actions we have agreed to deliver:
- Put in place and embed a policy to support tenants who are affected by domestic abuse.
- Make information about national and local domestic abuse support services available on our website and in other appropriate places so that they are easily accessible for tenants and staff.
- Put in place a HR policy, or amend our existing policy, to support members of staff who may be experiencing domestic abuse.
- Appoint a champion at a senior level in Denbighshire Housing to own the activity we are doing to support people experiencing domestic abuse.
For more information about our pledge, please click here.
The National Domestic Violence Helpline is a free, confidential helpline run by Women’s Aid and Refuge for anyone experiencing domestic abuse and it is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can contact them on 0808 2000 247 or click here.
Women’s Aid provide a range of information and support on domestic abuse, including support for people experiencing domestic abuse and people who are concerned that others may be. You can contact them on 0808 80 10 800 or click here.