Safeguarding and protecting children and adults

If you need help with any of the following: Money and budgeting; Mental and emotional wellbeing; Making better healthy lifestyle choices; Employment and training; Support with getting online or accessing digital technology; Social isolation; or Housing advice please use this form to register for community support.

Adur & Worthing Councils are committed to promoting the wellbeing of children, young people and adults at risk and protecting them from harm, discrimination or degrading treatment. 

We aim to ensure that any concerns about neglect or emotional, physical or sexual abuse are reported appropriately. We will also report any concerns known or believed to be indicative of child sexual exploitation, which is when a child is sexually exploited for money, power or status. Any concerns of risk will be passed on to:

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What to do if you or you or someone you know is at risk

If you or someone you know is at risk of, or experiencing abuse or neglect, please tell someone. 

In an emergency, when you or someone else is in immediate danger, please phone the police on 999. 

Further information

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Page last updated: 05 May 2021