Domestic abuse

Get help for domestic violence

If you (or someone you know) is being abused by a partner or ex-partner call to discuss your options:

If you or your children have been assaulted or are in danger phone the police:

  • Call 999

In danger, need the police, but can’t speak?

Cover your tracks online

Find details of other services available in the Violence Against Women and Girls and Gender Based Violence Services Directory (PDF).

Abuse can involve:

  • Hitting, kicking, pushing or punching you
  • Threatening you, your children, your family or pets
  • Humiliating you in front of your children and others
  • Forcing you to have sex
  • Destroying your possessions
  • Keeping you short of money
  • Telling you that you are useless or ugly
  • Accusing you of being unfaithful
  • Ridiculing what you say or believe
  • Isolating you from friends or family