Adult protection

Borrowing or Stealing?

Borrowing or Stealing?


Adult Protection LogoIs someone hurting you, or treating you badly?

Are you concerned about someone who may be at risk of harm or neglect?

Call the Adult Protection Phone Line on 01383 602200 or in an emergency call 999.

Information in British Sign Language(BSL):

Deaf/Hard of Hearing people can contact the Police 24 hour SMS number in an emergency. If it is not an emergency – contact Fife Council’s SMS number 07781 480 185  (this service is available 8am-8pm).  Both these SMS services require the user to register. The SMS number will be sent to you upon registration.  Use the  Police SMS Registration Form and Fife Council SMS Registration Form to register.


Alternative Languages:  Adult Protection information is available in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, English, English Easy Read, Polish and Urdu.

For more information, download the Adult Protection Leaflet , the Easy Read version, or the booklet Harm information for People with Communication Difficulties.  A poster is also available for download.  

 If you have concerns about a child, call Social Work on 03451 55 15 03 or Police 101.



When everyone is having a great time and getting ready to enjoy the Christmas and New Year festivities, for some, this time of year can be particularly tough to cope with.  This is why the Adult Support and Protection Committee are distributing a handy guide to help people cope over the festive period.

The ‘Surviving Christmas and New Year’ booklet contains useful tips and information which anyone in Fife can use when trying to cope with difficult times.  The booklet is another step by the Adult Support and Protection Committee in their continuing effort to raise awareness of support available in the Kingdom and ensure people stay safe and well, now and throughout the rest of the year.

It is downloadable as a booklet, wallet sized, plain text (booklet) and plain text (wallet sized). 

Adult Protection
Tel: 01383 602200
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