HOW TO GET HELP
You can report domestic violence and abuse in the following ways:
Remember to always to call 999 if you or someone else is in immediate danger.
The Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme (DVDS) - or Clare’s Law - is a way to find out if your partner has a history of domestic abuse and may pose a risk to you.
If you’ve been affected by domestic or sexual abuse or violence contact The Portal to find out more about the help, advice and support available. The Portal is a partnership of leading Sussex Domestic and Sexual Abuse Charities including RISE, which also offers a range of other services in Brighton & Hove.
To contact The Portal, call Freephone 0300 323 9985 or email email@example.com.
Find out about the support available for you and your family and how to get the help you need. Contact the Early Help on 01273 292632
If are a member of the public and are concerned about a child's welfare, please contact the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) on 01273 290400
24-hour National Domestic Violence Helpline
Freephone 0808 2000 247
For women experiencing domestic violence, their family, friends, colleagues and others calling on their behalf
National Centre for Domestic Violence (NCDV)
0844 8044 999
NCDV provides a free, fast emergency service to survivors of domestic violence, regardless of race, financial situation, gender or sexual orientation. They work closely with partner agencies and help people apply for an injunction quickly
National LGBT Domestic Violence Helpline
Freephone 0800 999 5428
Emotional and practical support for LGBT people experiencing domestic abuse
Men’s Advice Line
Freephone 0808 801 0327
Confidential helpline for men experiencing domestic violence from a partner or ex-partner (or from other family members
Freephone 0808 5999 247
Immediate and on-going support for victims of Forced Marriage and so-called ‘Honour Based’ Abuse
Respect Phone Line
Freephone 0808 802 4040
A confidential helpline for people who are abusive and/or violent towards their current or ex-partner. Offers information and advice to support perpetrators to stop their violence and change their abusive behaviours.