We have created a helpful guide which gives you the facts and useful numbers for you to contact for help and advice.
Domestic abuse isn’t just physical violence it can include
- verbal abuse
- emotional abuse
- financial abuse
- sexual abuse
- forced marriage
- female genital mutilation
- honour based violence
DON’T SUFFER IN SILENCE…..You can survive domestic abuse
If you or a friend or relative require advice or assistance, services available, with contact telephone numbers and/or websites are detailed below.
National Domestic Abuse Helpline – Provides advice for women suffering from Domestic Abuse
MALE (National Men’s Advice Line & Enquiries) – Provides advice and support for men suffering or have suffered from Domestic Abuse
Broken Rainbow – Provides support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender men and women who are experiencing domestic abuse
Respect – Information & advice for perpetrators
Child Line – ChildLine counsellors are trained staff and volunteers who all have experience of listening and talking to children and young people.
Forced Marriage Unit – Information and practical advice for anyone affected by forced marriage
Victim Support – The national charity giving free and confidential help to victims of crime, witnesses, their family, friends and anyone else affected
National Stalking helpline – The National Stalking Helpline provides guidance and information to anybody who is currently or has previously been affected by harassment or stalking.
In an emergency, always call the Police on 999
For non emergencies call 101
Note: Links checked 08/12/2015