Safeguarding is the action that is taken to promote the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults to protect them from harm.

If a person is in immediate danger, dial 999 and ask for the police.


Tuntum recognises that safeguarding adults at risk is everyone’s responsibility

Tuntum is committed to safeguarding the welfare of adults at risk and working with other partners to promote and fully implement local multi-agency safeguarding policies and procedures.

Download the Adult Safeguarding Policy & Procedure (pdf)


Tuntum recognises that safeguarding children is everyone’s responsibility and that as housing and support providers we have an important role in promoting the well-being of children, safeguarding and protecting them from harm.

Tuntum is committed to working in partnership with children, parents, carers and other agencies to improve outcomes for children and to fully implement local multi-agency child protection and safeguarding policies and procedures.

Download the Child Safeguarding Policy & Procedure(pdf)



In addition to the above, if you have any safeguarding concerns, there are national agencies that you can speak to:

NSPCC – 0808 800 5000 or text 88858

Report Child Online Exploitation

Child Line – 0800 1111

Action on Elder Abuse – 0808 808 8141

Modern Slavery helpline – 0800 0121 700

National Domestic Abuse Helpline  – 0808 2000 247

Mankind – for male victims of domestic abuse – 01823 334244