Support services

 

A victim of domestic abuse with a telephoneDomestic Abuse Investigation Units

These are local points of contact for advice for domestic abuse and can be contacted on 101. In an emergency always call 999.

National Centre for Domestic Violence

0844 8044 999
www.ncdv.org.uk


R.E.A.C.H. (Rape, examination, advice, counselling, help.)

Newcastle - 0191 212 1551
Sunderland - 0191 565 3725
http://www.reachsarc.org.uk/



Refuge and Women’s Aid

0808 200 0247
www.womensaid.org.uk


Victims First

0800 011 3116
www.victimsfirstnorthumbria.org.uk


Samaritans

0845 7909 090
www.samaritans.org.uk


Domestic Abuse Helpline

0800 066 5555


RESPECT – domestic abuse perpetrators’ helpline

0808 8024040


Broken Rainbow

Support for lesbian, gay and transgender people experiencing domestic violence
08452 60 44 60
0300 999 LGBT (5428) - for use with mobile phones


Childline

0800 1111
www.childline.org.uk


CHOICE  - North East HBV and forced marriage helpline

0800 5999 365


Elder Abuse

0808 8088 141


Lesbian and Gay Foundation (LGF) Helpline

0845 330 3030

Trans Support and Development North

http://be-north.org.uk/events/


Trinity Youth

http://www.tyarainbow.org.uk/about/groups



GADD

http://gayadvicedarlington.co.uk/

 

Male Domestic Violence Victims Helpline 

0808 801 0327


MESMAC North East  - gay and bisexual men’s support

0191 2331333
www.mesmacnortheast.com


NSPCC Helpline

0808 800 5000
www.nspcc.org.uk


PANAH  - black women’s refuge and outreach service

Office Hours - 0191 284 6998
Outside Office Hours - 0780 836 0144
Panahrefuge@hotmail.com


Sexual Violence Helpline

0800 035 2794
Helpline available 6pm - 8:30pm Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
Support in Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu available Thursday evenings
www.rctn.org.uk  


Shelter Helpline

0808 800 4444


Counselling Directory

0844 8030 240
www.counselling-directory.org.uk


Relate Counselling

0161 442 2443.

 Local contacts

Northumberland

Enough

Cease 24

Tel: 01665 606881
Hexham: 01434 608030

North Tyneside

Acorns Children’s Service

Tel: 0191 2006302

For children and young people 6-18 years old who have witnessed domestic abuse.

 

NT Harbour Support services

Tel: 0191 2513305

Provides refuge accommodation for women, outreach for male and female over 16 years old, IDVA service and group work. 

 

Sunderland

Wearside Women In Need

Tel: 0191 4163550

South Tyneside

Options Domestic Violence Project

Tel: 0191 456 7577

South Tyneside Women's Aid (Women's Refuge)

Tel: 0191 454 8257

Gateshead

Safer Families Project

Tel: 0191 433 2618

Refuge contact numbers

Carlisle - 07818417994

Darlington - 01325364486

Durham – 0191 3865951 - 24hr confidential helpline 0800 066 5555

Gateshead – 0191 4779309

Hartlepool - 01429 277508

Middlesbrough – 01642 225969/ 01642 861788

Newcastle Walker – 0191 2652148

North Tyneside – 0191 2708677 (24 hours)

Northumberland – 01670 820199

Peterlee - 0191 5868890

Redcar – 01642 490677

Stockton – 01642 553323

Sunderland – 0191 5100353

Washington -   0191 4151688

Wear Valley - 01388600094

Whitley Bay – 0191 2513305

Local authority links for domestic violence

 

Northumberland County Council
North Tyneside Council
Newcastle
South Tyneside
Sunderland
Gateshead