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Domestic abuse

Domestic abuse is not just physical violence. Domestic abuse comes in many different forms including:

  • Psychological
  • Physical
  • Sexual
  • Financial
  • Emotional

Anyone can experience domestic abuse and it can happen in all kinds of relationships regardless of age, race, religion, gender, sexuality, disability or lifestyle. It is rarely a one off event and often becomes worse and more frequent over time. This chain of events needs to be broken and there are a range of organisations there to help.

     

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What to do if you are a victim of domestic abuse or suspect that it is happening to another person

If you are experiencing domestic abuse, or if you know or suspect that another tenant is, please Contact us right away.


                                           Helplines

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Network for Surviving Stalking  

This charity is dedicated to supporting victims of stalking and harassment, and providing information about what is often a misunderstood subject. If you are a victim of stalking and harassment or know of someone who is, you can contact the free helpline on 0808 802 0300 or email advice@stalkinghelpline.org.


Agencies that can help

Samaritans This link opens in a new browser window

08457 90 90 90 Or 01823 288 998

Samaritans provides confidential non-judgemental emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide. For more information visit: Samaritans.org

Mankind This link opens in a new browser window

01823 334244

The ManKind Initiative is a national charity that provides help and support for male victims of domestic abuse and domestic violence. For more information visit: mankind.org

Broken Rainbow This link opens in a new browser window

0800 999 5428 Or 0300 999 5428

Broken Rainbow is a national charity that supports lesbian, gay and transgender people who are experiencing domestic violence.

    Refuge This link opens in a new browser window

0808 2000 247

Support for victims of domestic violence with a network of safe houses that provide emergency accommodation for women and children when they are most in need. For more information visit: Refuge.org

Women's Aid This link opens in a new browser window

0808 2000 247

Women's Aid is the national domestic violence charity that helps up to 250,000 women and children every year.

Victim Support This link opens in a new browser window

0808 168 9111 Or 0300 303 1972

National charity for victims and witnesses of crime in England and Wales. Provide confidential help to victims of crime, their family, friends and anyone else affected.




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