Safeguarding

Safeguarding is about: 

  • Protecting children and adults at risk from harm, abuse and neglect 

  • Preventing damage to health and development 

  • Ensuring children are growing up safely, have the best life chances and enter adulthood successfully  

Children and adults at risk can be abused in a family, institution or community setting. Abuse can include: 

  • Physical abuse 

  • Emotional abuse 

  • Sexual abuse 

  • Domestic abuse 

  • Neglect – persistent failure to meet basic physical and or psychological needs 

  • Financial or material abuse 

  • Discriminatory abuse 

  • Institutional abuse 

  • Domestic abuse 

  • Child exploitation 

Regenda is committed to helping to you live without fear. We can give advice and support options on staying safe, housing options, money matters, mental health and recovery. We can advise and refer you onto specialist services.  

Safeguarding issues can become more prevalent in times of stress and difficulty so if you do have concerns about a child or vulnerable adult, please contact: 

  • In an emergency situation – call 999 

  • Childline – 0800 1111 

  • Domestic Abuse Helpline – 0808 2000 247 

  • Mind – 0300 304 7000 

  • Age UK – 0800 678 1602  

  • La Leche League – 0345 120 2918 

 

You can also contact Regenda’s safeguarding team on 0151 703 3777 or by email: safeguarding@regenda.org.uk