Please read the questions below, they will help you to get in contact with the service that is best suited to support you. All Contact details are further down.
If you are a male victim please also see our Male Victim of domestic Violence page for local contacts. Nationally, you can also ring the Men’s Advice Line or Mankind.
Are you a victim of honour based violence? Please visit our Honour Based Violence page for specialist local and national services. You can also contact Northampton Women’s Aid or the Domestic Abuse Unit at the Police for further advice and signposting.
Is domestic violence in your household associated to substance misuse?Please see our Domestic Violence and Substance Misuse page for specialist local alcohol and drug services.
Are you looking to support a child who witnesses domestic violence?Visit our Impact on Children page. You can also contact the NSPCC or, for local support, Northamptonshire Domestic Abuse Service and Eve.
Are you requiring support within a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender relationship? Locally please contact Northamptonshire Domestic Abuse Service (NDAS) or Relate Northamptonshire. For a list of national specialist services please visit our Domestic Violence in Same Sex Relationships page.
Are you abusive to a loved one and want to change that? Please visit our Perpetrators page.
Are you being harassed or stalked? Please visit our Stalking page.
Below you will find a full list of local and national services and their contact details
In an emergency always use 999 / If you are reporting a crime or incident other than an emergency or want to contact the Domestic Abuse Unit, please call 101
Northamptonshire Domestic Abuse Service (NDAS) (formerly Northampton Women’s Aid) Offers emergency refuge and support for people who are victims of domestic abuse. Group work for victims, children, perpetrators.
0300 0120 154 http://ndas.co/
The Sunflower Centre Offers support and advice services to high risk male and female victims of domestic abuse
01604 888211 / http:/voicenorthants.org/victims/about-voice-northants/sunflower-centre
Northamptonshire Voice Offers emotional and practical support and information to male and female victims of crime and also to witnesses of crime who may be required to go to court.
0300 3031965 / http://voicenorthants.org/
EVE (formerly Nene Valley Christian Family Refuge (Northampton only) Provides Refuge and the “Restored” 6 -12 month programme to enable female survivors of domestic abuse and their children, to achieve recovery, empowerment, resistance and lasting change for every family member. Group work for victims and children. Also bespoke training.
01604 230311 www.eveda.org.uk
Relate Northamptonshire Offer a confidential counselling service to people with relationship problems or difficulties and can work individually with survivors of domestic abuse
01604 634400 www.Relate Northamptonshirenorthants.org.uk
Dostiyo Offers advice for Asian women on a range of issues including benefits, debt, housing, domestic violence, disability, immigration, drug and alcohol misuse. Also offer advocacy, befriending and counselling services.
01604 745340 www.dostiyo.org.uk
Citizens Advice Witness Service provides free and independent support for both prosecution and defence witnesses for every criminal court in England and Wales. Our trained volunteers provide practical information about the process as well as emotional support to help you feel more confident when giving evidence. Get support for you or someone else by completing our form on site below, or by contacting:
0300 33 21000
National Domestic Violence 24 hour Helpline
Helpline – 0808 2000 247
National Centre for Domestic Violence Provides a free emergency injunction service for survivors of domestic violence.
Website – www.ncdv.org.uk
Helpline – 0844 8044 999
Refuge offers a range of services aimed at female victims of domestic abuse
Website – www.refuge.org.uk/
Victim Support National Helpline Supports people affected by crime by providing free and confidential support to help victims’ deal with their experience
Website – www.victimsupport.org.uk
Helpline – 0845 30 30 900
Broken Rainbow Provides support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people experiencing domestic violence.
Website – www.broken-rainbow.org.uk/
National LGBT Domestic Violence Helpline – 0300 999 5428
(Mon 2pm-8pm, Wed 10am-1pm, Thu 2pm-8pm)
The Mankind Initiative Support and information for male victims of domestic abuse
Website – –www.mankind.org.uk/
Helpline – 0870 794 4124
Men’s Advice Line Confidential helpline for men experiencing domestic violence. They offer emotional support, provide practical advice and signposting to other services for specialist help.
Helpline 0808 801 0327
National Stalking Helpline provide guidance and information to anybody who is currently or has previously been affected by harassment or stalking.
Website – www.stalkinghelpline.org
Helpline – 0808 802 0300
Paladin National Stalking Advocacy Service Provides advice and support to high risk victims of stalking
Website – www.paladinservice.co.uk
Telephone – 0207 840 8960