Adult Safeguarding: Haringey


Visit the NCL Adult Safeguarding topic page for regional/national information and resources, and for details of the Haringey safeguarding professionals.

Safeguarding adults means protecting the health and wellbeing of adults at risk, enabling them to live safely, free from abuse and neglect. An 'adult at risk' is someone who may be in need of help because they have care and support needs. 

See also Mental Capacity.

Eligibility criteria


An adult at risk is a person aged 18+ who:

  • has care and support needs, and
  • is experiencing or is at risk of abuse or neglect, and
  • is unable to protect themselves against the abuse or neglect.

How to refer

Haringey Council Safeguarding Adults Referral and Advice Line

Out of hours t: 020 8489 0000

If an adult is immediate danger, you should always phone 999.

Safeguarding Alert Form

If you wish to raise a safeguarding concern, download the Safeguarding Alert Form. 

If you have any trouble completing the form, please contact the First Response team e: and they will help you.

Service Feedback

Haringey Council Safeguarding Adults 020 8489 1400


General Services

Adult Safeguarding

Child Safeguarding

Community Services

Navigating Self-Care

Urgent & Emergency Care for Adults

Urgent & Emergency Care for Children

Review date: Tuesday, 25 July 2023