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The Portal helps you to find advice and support in Brighton & Hove and East Sussex. If you’ve been affected by domestic or sexual abuse or violence in Brighton & Hove, or East Sussex, get in touch to find out more about the help, advice and support available. In an emergency call the police on 999. You can also use 101 to give information
Advice and support for those who've been affected by domestic or sexual abuse or violence in Brighton & Hove or East Sussex. Worth Services, West Sussex Find local services that support people who are being abused, including the Domestic Abuse Community Action Network, which offers peer support from a small group of women who have experienced domestic abuse.
WORTH Specialist Domestic Abuse Service supports people at high risk of harm or homicide as a result of domestic abuse. They have teams of IDVAs (independent domestic violence advisors) across West Sussex who work to identify, assess and assist people at risk. If you would like support, or to refer someone for support, use our referral form or ...
Domestic Abuse Surgery. A Domestic Abuse Surgery is available at the Customer Service Centre at Hove Town Hall, every Wednesday morning between 9am and 12 noon - ask for The Surgery at reception to access specialist information and advice. The Surgery is provided by staff from Sussex Police and RISE, the Brighton & Hove domestic abuse service.
Support for survivors of domestic or sexual abuse in Brighton & Hove and East Sussex. Click below if you're a professional who wants to refer someone to our service, or if you are an individual experiencing domestic abuse and need support. Visit the Portal
The Helpline can give support for anyone who may be suffering domestic abuse or violence, or if you are concerned for someone, we can provide help and information over the telephone, wherever the caller might be in the country. The Helpline is staffed 24 hours a day by fully trained female helpline support workers and volunteers.
Domestic abuse affects people from all walks of life and in many different ways. Find out what's considered as domestic abuse, how to report it and how, under Clare’s Law, you can find out if a partner has a history of domestic violence or abuse.
The Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline, run in partnership between Women's Aid and Refuge, is a national service for women experiencing domestic violence, their family, friends, colleagues and others calling on their behalf.
If you or someone you know is experiencing abuse and/or violence from a family member, there are a variety of places that you can get advice. If you are a woman fleeing domestic abuse, we may be able to help you find accommodation at a women’s refuge. You can also find a place yourself through the National Domestic Violence Helpline.