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Domestic abuse: Who else can help me?

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These organisations can support you and help you to find safety from your abuser.

Support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people experiencing domestic abuse.

The project challenges domestic violence and abuse by increasing society's awareness of violent and abusive behaviour and offers support to all women experiencing domestic violence in the Broxtowe borough. 

Tel: 01773 719111

Equation (formerly known as the Nottinghamshire Domestic Violence Forum) works across Nottinghamshire to reduce and prevent domestic violence.

24-hour helpline: 0808 800 0340

Equation also runs the Respect not fear website for younger people which offers help, advice and links to support.

Government information on domestic abuse, where to get help and your rights.

Men's Advice Line is a confidential helpline for male victims of domestic violence and abuse. 

It offers emotional support, practical advice and information on a wide range of services for further help and support.

A registered charity, based in Nottinghamshire, that has given refuge, advice and support to thousands of women and children since 1976. 

Its refuge can offer accommodation for up to seven women, with or without children. Tel: 01159 257647

Newark Women’s Aid provides safe accommodation, with associated support services, for women with or without children, who are living with or have experienced any form of physical, sexual, emotional, psychological or economic abuse. Tel: 01636 679687

A unique partnership made up of Nottingham City Council and Nottinghamshire Police functions, drawing on civil tools and powers and a support network of specialists, all working towards a safer and cleaner city. Tel: 0115 915 2020

NIDAS is a registered charity, formerly known as Mansfield and Ashfield Women's Aid. 

Its aim is to help people experiencing domestic abuse. 

They work hard with other agencies to raise awareness of domestic abuse and help prevent people from becoming victims of crime.

Nottinghamshire Women's Aid provides an extensive range of services for women, young people and children.

This charity can find a temporary home for your pets while you are living in temporary accommodation.

Tel: 0115 934 8487 or 07971 337 264

You can contact the 24 hour freephone DV helpline for Nottinghamshire, which is run by WAIS (Women's Aid Integrated Services), on 0808 800 0340 - this is open 7 days a week.

Help is also available from Equation (guidance and support for men) - Tel: 0115 9605556

Shine aims to reduce the risks of domestic abuse and homelessness by supporting women to live independently and safely.

At Nottinghamshire Victim CARE we recognise people have different needs when trying to cope and recover from the impact of crime. Our service is free, confidential and completely independent. It is open to all residents of Nottinghamshire and you do not need to report the incident or crime to the police to get help.

We believe every single victim has a right to be heard and their needs looked after. We recognise that experiencing a hate incident or a hate crime can be a particularly frightening experience as you have been targeted because of who you are (or who your attacker thinks you are).

We provide a service that offers as much time as you need to recover. We will listen to you in confidence and can provide information, practical help (for example, advocacy with police and other agencies) and guidance. You will be offered a dedicated caseworker to support you for as long as you need.

We can help you to cope with the emotional effects of hate incidents and hate crimes as well as support you and other members of your family. We can give you information about the police and court procedures as well as support you with your dealings with other agencies.

Our mission is to provide whatever support you need to help you cope and recover from your ordeal.

Email: admin@nottsvictimcare.org.uk

Call: 0800 304 7575 (free phone number - lines are open between 8am and 8pm, Monday to Friday, and 9am and 5pm on Saturdays)

Twitter: @NottsVictimCare

Facebook: www.facebook.com/NottsVictimCare

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

It works to end violence and support over 500 domestic and sexual violence services across the country.

Our 24 hour domestic and Sexual Violence Helpline offers support to women, teenage girls and children who have been affected by domestic or sexual abuse. Available 365 days a year, the Helpline can give support, help and information over the phone. WAIS also have a range of services to provide further one to one and group support. 

Our Helpline is staffed by fully trained female support workers and volunteers and all calls are confidential and free to call from the UK. Translation facilities are available for callers whose first language is not English and we have a service for callers who are deaf or hard of hearing. The Helpline is also here for family, friends, colleagues and others calling on their behalf.

Tel: 0808 800 0340

Email: enquiries@wais.or.uk