Safeguarding is protecting vulnerable adults or children from abuse or neglect, it means making sure people are supported to get good access to health care and stay well.

If you think a person is in immediate danger, call 999 and ask for the police.

What is safeguarding?

  • Preventing harm to vulnerable people's health and development
  • Protecting vulnerable people from abuse and maltreatment
  • Support and representation for those greatest in need
  • Taking action to enable all children, young people and adults to have the best possible outcomes


Our support and responsibility for your safety

Arches Housing have a safeguarding policy and procedures in place to ensure that everyone we come in to contact with can be protected from harm, we will always help you live in a safe environment. You can contact us for advice and information on safeguarding.


If you want to find out more information, please see the following links:

  • NSPCC | 0808 800 5000 | text 88858
  • CEOP - Report Online Child Abuse
  • Action on Elder Abuse helpline | 080 8808 8141
  • National domestic abuse helpline | 0808 2000 247
  • Modern Slavery helpline | 0800 0121 700



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