Abuse is the act of violation of a person’s human right and civil rights by another person. Abuse is not only the act of causing physical harm to someone but can also be emotional, sexual, financial, neglect, discriminatory or institutional abuse.

Safeguarding is minimising and managing risk to vulnerable adults, people who may be unable to protect himself or herself from harm or exploitation.

Elmore works with people who may be considered vulnerable at some point in their lives. We have a responsibility to take any allegations of abuse seriously, and we will respond to any concerns that we have or that are raised with us.

Elmore will:

If you are worried about yourself or someone else, or you think you are at risk or harming another person, you can speak to your Elmore worker or call the office for help. We will help you to understand your options and what to do next.

The Elmore Difference

Elmore Community Services (ECS) is a registered charity governed by a Board of Directors. It provides high quality services for marginalised and disenfranchised people throughout Oxfordshire. Elmore was established in 1989 after an Oxford research project identified the weaknesses of service provision for people deemed ‘difficult to place’.

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Client Involvement

We think that our services are better when they are shaped by the people who use them! Elmore values the expertise and experience that you have and is committed to making sure that clients are involved in guiding the way we work.

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