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

Change Grow Live (CGL)
0300 323 9985
Provides specialist support for victims and support of domestic abuse and violence for anyone in East Sussex over the age of 16. 

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.

Safe Space Sussex
Local online directory of victim and witness specialist support services.

Victim Support
0300 323 9985
24 hour supportline 0808 168 9111
Provides specialist support for victims and survivors of domestic abuse in Brighton and Hove.

WORTH Specialist Domestic Abuse Service
0330 222 8181
Supports people at high risk of harm or homicide as a result of domestic abuse in West Sussex. 

National helplines

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

Hourglass
The Hourglass confidential helpline provides information and support to anyone concerned about harm, abuse or exploitation of an older person.
Phone: 0808 808 8141

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

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

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

Victim Support
Free and confidential help to victims of crime, witnesses, their family and friends.
Phone: 0808 1689 111

Respect.uk
Advice and support for those who are finding it difficult to manage their behaviour, male victims of domestic abuse, and young people using violence and abuse in close relationships.
Phone: 0808 802 4040

SafeLives.org.uk
Providing domestic abuse support and guidance during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Childline
If you’re a child or young person and domestic abuse is happening in your home or relationship, then call.
Phone: 0800 1111

National Domestic Abuse Helpline
Guidance and support for victims
Phone: 0808 2000 247