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.

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

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 violence and abuse.

National LGBT Domestic Abuse Helpline

0800 999 5428

Emotional and practical support for LGBT+ people experiencing domestic abuse

National Centre for Domestic Violence

0800 970 2070

An organisation that specialises in providing you with assistance to obtain emergency injunctions from being further abused.

National Stalking Helpline

0808 802 0300

Provides information and guidance on the law, how to report stalking, gathering evidence, staying safe and reducing the risk.

Victim Support

08 08 16 89 111

A charity giving free and confidential help to victims of crime, witnesses, their family and friends.