For the public
Find out how you can get help and support
Information for professionals such as policies, procedures, guidance and training.
About the board
Information about Salford Safeguarding Adults Board
Worried about an adult
If you believe or suspect an adult at risk is being abused, it is vital you alert the authorities.
- Call 999 in an emergency or where you believe a serious criminal act has taken place
- Make a safeguarding referral through the online portal
- You can speak to the Adult Social Care Contact Team on 0161 206 0604 (Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm)
- If you need to speak to someone urgently outside of office hours call 0161 794 8888 (4.30pm to 8.00am weekdays and 24 hours over weekends and bank holidays)
If you are worried about someone who may need some help / care and support, but you are not concerned about abuse or neglect, there is more information available about exploring different options and you can use the portal to request support.
'Cuckooing' Short video
Please watch this 8-minute narrated Powerpoint video which explains more about cuckooing and what to do if you are concerned about someone.
Tricky Friends Video
'Tricky Friends' is a short animation to help people understand what good friendships are and when they may be harmful, and what they can do if they are worried.
The video aims to raise awareness of mate crime and exploitation and encourages people to talk to someone they can trust.
It is only 3 minutes long and can be used by anyone - carers, family members, professionals or with groups. It might help raise awareness, start conversations to keep people safe.
Partners in Salford
Visit the Partners in Salford website to read about some of our other partnerships and the work that they are doing.