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Keeping safe

Report abuse

What to do if you or someone you know feels unsafe or is at risk.

Download our 'Say no to abuse' booklet (PDF 3.5MB)

Report abuse if you are worried or concerned about yourself or someone you know

How to keep safe online

Using the internet and social media safely, latest scams, online bullying and coercion, identity theft, safe shopping online.

Tips to stay safe online by Age UK (external link)

Fire safety

Get a free home fire safety visit. The London Fire Brigade will come to your home to give you advice on reducing the risk of fire.

How to book a home fire safety visit with the London Fire Brigade

Safe places in Barnet

If you are a disabled person and are lost, distressed or a victim of hate crime, then you can find a list of places that are safe and provide sanctuary in Barnet

List of safe places in Barnet (external link)

Safeguarding Adults Board

The Safeguarding Adults Board is a multi-agency board which has been established to improve safeguarding (protection) practices for adults at risk of abuse in Barnet.

Find out how the Safeguarding Adults Board works to protect the safety of residents

Deprivation of liberty safeguards (DoLS)

Report a concern if you are worried about an adult who lacks capacity to consent to care, treatment and accommodation when they are in a care home or hospital.

Contact the DoLS team 020 8359 7497, Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm or email dols@barnet.gov.uk

Find out more about Deprivation of liberty safeguards (DoLS)

List of useful/emergency numbers

Police Non-emergency 101 Emergency 999

NHS 111

Social Care Direct (Barnet Council) 020 8359 5000

Debtline 0808 808 4000 

Crime Stoppers 0800 555 111

Action Fraud 0300 123 2040

Silverline 0800 470 8090

Samaritans 116 123

Gas 0800 111 999

Electricity 0800 028 0247

Water 0800 316 9800

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