Welcome to the website of the Suffolk Safeguarding Adults Board

On the left hand side of this page you will find links to information and resources that may be helpful to you, if you are either a service user, or a professional working with adults at risk of harm. Included in these pages are links to board publications, such as agendas and minutes, the Suffolk Safeguarding Adults Board Annual Report, Strategy and Business Plan, the Safeguarding Board Manager's Blog and a wide range of policies, documents relating to the work of board members and survey materials or other opportunities for you to express your opinions on the safety of adults at risk of harm in Suffolk.

What to do if you are concerned about the immediate safety of a vulnerable adult:

Please dial 999 if you feel that the matter is very urgent and a vulnerable adult is in immediate danger, otherwise you can make a referral by: 

  • Calling Customer First on 0808 800 4005 (please note that outside office hours your call will transfer to the social work Emergency Duty Service)
  • Clicking on the ‘Make a Referral’ button below (please note that online referrals are not read outside of office hours)

Please be advised that the online referral generates an automatic receipt. If this is not received, please call 0808 800 4005 to make the referral. 

Professional referrers

If you would like to discuss whether the situation you are concerned about should be the subject of a safeguarding referral, please contact the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) Consultation Line on 0345 6061499.

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Please send any comments about the website to the Safeguarding Adults Board Manager Tim Sykes



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