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


Choice Advocacy

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


Alzheimer’s Society

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


Beyond Existing 

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



Carers UK

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


The Crime

To report hate crime contact West Yorkshire Police.

Telephone 101

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. 

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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