Domestic Abuse

National Domestic Violence Helpline: Provides support, help and information to women subjected to domestic violence.
Telephone: 0808 2000 247

Refuge:   Offers support to women subjected to different forms of gender based violence, including access to a refuge or ‘safe house’ for women and children escaping domestic abuse.

Rising Sun Domestic Violence and Abuse Service (Canterbury):
Rising Sun Domestic Violence & Abuse Service supports women and children affected by domestic abuse in Canterbury and East Kent. Rising Sun support our users through every step of removing abuse from their lives and improving their safety.

Womens Aid: A national charity working to end domestic abuse against women and children. Offer various forms of support and resources. A great resource on their website is the Survivors Handbook, which provides easy to understand guidance on all aspects of support and information to women experiencing domestic abuse, or to anyone who is worried about someone experiencing domestic abuse. 
Mankind: Mankind is a specialist charity in the UK whose focus is on supporting and helping male victims of domestic abuse. They offer a helpline where you can access support or just have someone to talk to. You can call anonymously.

Oasis (Medway): Oasis support women and men, including LGBTQIA+ people, to break free from abuse and rebuild their life-based in Medway. They offer one-to-one support, refuge and safe accommodation, group programmes, counselling and mentoring.

One Stop Shops Domestic Abuse One Stop Shops offer free advice, information and support from a range of agencies all under one roof in order to help victims of domestic abuse- no appointment is required.

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