Domestic Violence Support

What is domestic abuse?

Domestic abuse as an incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive, threatening, degrading and violent behaviour, including sexual violence, in the majority of cases by a partner or ex-partner, but also by a family member or carer.  https://www.womensaid.org.uk/

Domestic abuse as an incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive, threatening, degrading and violent behaviour, including sexual violence, in the majority of cases by a partner or ex-partner, but also by a family member or carer.  https://www.womensaid.org.uk/

 

 

Domestic Abuse Champion

Domestic abuse can be experienced by women or men.

Domestic abuse can be perpetrated by men or women.

 

 

If you need help or advice our Domestic Abuse Champion is here for you.

Contact  Carole Mansi on 07849 086846

Report domestic abuse

Domestic abuse or violence is a crime and should be reported to the police - there are also other organisations who can offer you help and support.

Call 999 if it’s an emergency or you’re in immediate danger.

The police take domestic violence seriously and will be able to help and protect you.

If it’s not an emergency you can contact your local policing team.

Other organisations who can help

Contact any of the following organisations to get help and advice about domestic abuse.

Freephone National Domestic Abuse Helpline, run by Refuge
0808 200 0247
www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk

Galop (for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people)
0800 999 5428
www.galop.org.uk

Live Fear Free helpline (Wales)
0808 80 10 800
www.livefearfree.gov.wales

Men’s Advice Line
0808 801 0327
www.mensadviceline.org.uk

Rape Crisis (England and Wales)
0808 802 9999
www.rapecrisis.org.uk

Respect phoneline
0808 802 4040
www.respectphoneline.org.uk

Scotland’s Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage Helpline
0800 027 1234
sdafmh.org.uk

Scottish Women’s Aid
0131 226 6606
www.scottishwomensaid.org.uk

Women’s Aid Federation (Northern Ireland)
0800 917 1414
www.womensaidni.org