There are many advocacy services across the Bradford District that can help and support you, here are just a few:
Bradford and Airedale Advocacy Group (BAMHAG)
For queries and referrals regarding someone with mental ill health, including dementia or any other degenerative illness.
Telephone 01274 770118
For queries and referrals regarding someone with learning disabilities.
Telephone 01274 391691
Bradford & Airedale Citizens Advice Bureau
Offers advocacy on any community issues
Telephone 0844 245 1282
Action on Elder Abuse
Assist people who need advice, information and support about elder abuse.
Helpline 0808 808 8141
Advocacy and support to people with dementia and their carers.
Telephone 01274 733880
Ann Craft Trust
Working with staff in the statutory, independent and voluntary sectors to protect people with learning disabilities who may be at risk from abuse. Also provide advice and information to parents and carers who may have concerns about someone that they are supporting.
Telephone 0115 951 5400
Support groups for adults who have been abused.
Telephone 0114 270 1782
Bradford Rape Crisis & Sexual Abuse Service (BRC & SASS)
Offers women and girls face-to-face counselling, a help line, independent sexual violence advocacy service, outreach counselling and support.
Telephone 01274 308270
Text Only 0743 575 2975
Bradford Staying Put
Offers a service to women without children, experiencing domestic abuse who want the abuse to stop, but do not want to leave home.
Telephone 01274 667104
Breaking the Silence
Breaking the silence is a counselling service for male victims and survivors of sexual abuse from Asian origin communities throughout West Yorkshire.
Telephone 0751 277 1944
A UK-wide organisation run by carers and working to support carers.
Carers Line 0808 808 7777
Care Quality Commission (CQC)
If you are concerned about bad practices, poor quality care ort abuse in a care home, domiciliary care, home care or care in a hospital setting.
Telephone 0300 061 6161
DIVA Bradford Directory
There are many other voluntary and community organisations that can help. Use the online DIVA Directory to find out who they are;
Domestic Violence Services (Keighley)
Offers support for women and children who currently live or have lived with domestic violence.
Telephone 01535 210999
To report hate crime contact West Yorkshire Police.
In an emergency CALL 999
Mashwara offers a confidential counselling service for Asian men, aged 13 and over. Offering a range of therapies in helping men with: anxiety, depression, stress, self-esteem and confidence, assertiveness, trust, panic, aggression, guilt, honour, shame, substance misuse, relationship problems, marital breakdown, parenting, social isolation, loneliness and self-care.
Telephone 0751 277 1944
Men Standing Up Service – Bradford Cyrenians
Offers housing and support to all men who are victims of domestic abuse
Telephone 0300 303 0167
National Domestic Violence Helpline
A 24 hour helpline offering a service for women experiencing domestic violence.
Telephone 0808 200 0247
For preventing and responding to crime, violence, abuse, threats and harassment.
For emergencies CALL 999
Emergency SMS to text 999 for people who are deaf, hard of hearing and speech-impaired. Please note you will need to register your mobile phone before using the emergency SMS service.
Register on www.emergencysms.org.uk
For advice and non-emergencies dial 101
Text Phone 1800 1101
Police Safeguarding Adult Unit
Local police safeguarding units have been set up to provide support and practical assistance to those adults who may be vulnerable, and to those who may suffer domestic abuse.
Telephone 01274 376116