If you’re experiencing domestic abuse, we can put you in touch with other support organisations that understand your specific needs. Below you’ll find a list of organisations who can assist you.

The police

Call the UK police non-emergency number, 101, if you need support or advice from the police and it's not an emergency. If you're deaf or hard of hearing, use our textphone service on 18001 101.

Local help

The Portal

0300 323 9985

Advice and support for those who've been affected by domestic or sexual abuse or violence in Brighton & Hove or East Sussex.

Worth Services, West Sussex

Find local services that support people who are being abused, including the Domestic Abuse Community Action Network, which offers peer support from a small group of women who have experienced domestic abuse.


Operation Encompass

07814 276063

A police and education early information sharing partnership enabling schools to offer immediate support for children and young people experiencing domestic abuse.

National helplines

Domestic Violence Assist - 0800 195 8699
Specialises in assistance to obtain emergency injunctions from being further abused.

Women’s Aid Domestic Violence Helpline - 0808 2000 247
Free 24-hour national helpline run by Women’s Aid and Refuge.

Men’s Advice Line - 0808 801 0327
Confidential helpline for male victims of domestic abuse.

National LGBT Domestic Abuse Helpline - 0800 999 5428
Emotional and practical support for LGBT+ people.

National Centre for Domestic Violence - 0800 970 2070
Specialises in assistance to get emergency injunctions from being further abused.

National Stalking Helpline - 0808 802 0300
Guidance on the law, how to report stalking, gathering evidence, staying safe and reducing the risk.

Victim Support - 08 08 16 89 111
Free and confidential help to victims of crime, witnesses, their family and friends.