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Who can help?

In an emergency always contact the police – 999

or call the 24hr freephone helpline on 0808 800 0340 

Across Nottinghamshire there are specialist domestic violence organisations: these might offer drop in sessions, offer emergency housing and phone support and advice.

County

Broxtowe Women’s Project

01773 718555

Midland’s Women’s Aid

0115 9257647

Newark Women’s Aid   

01636 679687

(NIDAS) North Nottinghamshire Independent Domestic Abuse Service

01623 683250

Nottinghamshire Women’s Aid

01909 533610

Nottingham

Amber House Refuge    

0115 9414279

Roshni (Nottingham Asian Women’s Aid)

0115 9242864

Umuada Refuge

0115 9753254

Shine (housing related support)   

0115 8220833

Refs for Pets (if you need your pets housing if you leave)

07971 337264

Equation (for men)

0115 9623237


In addition men and women can contact:

Victim Support (Care Unit).

If you are male and would like further information from specialist domestic violence services please contact:

Men's Advice Line.

If you are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, there is the:

Broken Rainbow helpline.

If you are affected by honour based violence and forced marriage, please contact:

Karma Nirvana.                                

You can find more information around Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and how to get help from: 

Forward UK 

NSPCC  

Confidential information and advice is available if you are abusive and would like to change your behaviour.

www.respect.uk.net

Support for young people and children living with domestic violence or who want to help a friend.

www.thehideout.org.uk

For 9 to 11 year old to access information about healthy/unhealthy relationships.

www.thegreatproject.org.uk

For 12 to 18 year olds to understand the difference between healthy and unhealthy relationships.

www.respectnotfear.co.uk

White Ribbon Campaign is an international charity that has been developed by men. It asks men to stand united against violence towards women and girls.

www.whiteribboncampaign.co.uk