Staying Safe

Many people can help you and your family to feel safe in Bradford. Always ask for help if you need it.

Here, you can find out about:

  • services in Bradford that work together to keep you and your family safe
  • who you can talk to if you do not feel safe
  • who you can talk to if you have experienced harm, abuse or trauma – recently or in the past

Also, find out about some simple ways to protect yourself from fire, accidents and crime too.

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Staying Safe Services

Bradford Hate Crime Alliance

BHCA aims to reduce hate crimes, increase reporting, and ensure support for victims. If you think a hate crime has happened, please report it.

You can report it to West Yorkshire Police – phone 101.

In an emergency, call 999.

Or, if you prefer not to give your details to the police, you can always report what has happened at one of the many Hate Crime Reporting Centres in Bradford eg. Bradford College, Bradford City Football Ground – on match days, Al Mahdi Mosque, Girlington Advice Centre – and many more places. For a full list of Centres near you, go to BHCA Reporting Centres.

This Listing was last updated: 14 December 2020

Bradford Police Station

Trafalgar House, Nelson Street, Bradford BD5 0DX

8am – 6pm – all week

10am – 6pm – Bank Holidays

Opening Times:

Monday: 8-6pm
Tuesday: 8-6pm
Wednesday: 8-6pm
Thursday: 8-6pm
Friday: 8-6pm
Saturday: 8-6pm
Sunday: 8-6pm
This Listing was last updated: 10 February 2021

Girlington Community Centre

Girlington Community Centre, Girlington Road, Girlington, Bradford, UK
Girlington Community Centre is a voluntary based non-profit organisation. We provide key services to the local community directly, or through tenants.
This Listing was last updated: 5 March 2021

Hope for Justice

Bradford, UK

Hope for Justice is an anti-human trafficking organisation working to uncover and abolish the hidden crime of modern-day slavery. As a non-governmental organisation (NGO) we gather intelligence and assist in the process of removing victims from exploitation within the UK.

Human trafficking is not someone else’s problem, it’s happening in our communities, in our neighbourhoods, in our country. Hope for Justice was created to be the practical solution to human trafficking with four areas of operation:

  • investigate and rescue
  • assist aftercare
  • perpetrator accountability
  • campaign
This Listing was last updated: 19 February 2021
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