Staffordshire Specialist Domestic and Sexual Violence Resources

Arch

ARCH provides outreach support in North Staffordshire to both male and female victims of domestic violence. ARCH also provides a perpetrator programme.

01782 205500

www.archnorthstaffs.org.uk

 

Staffordshire Women’s Aid

Staffordshire Women’s Aid provides refuge accommodation and community outreach support in the Stafford borough, South Staffordshire and Cannock Chase for women, children and men living with, escaping or recovering from the impact of domestic and sexual violence. Staffordshire Women’s Aid helpline is the central referral line for sexual violence victims throughout the whole county.

0300 330 5959 (24 hours)

www.staffordshirewomensaid.org

 

Pathway Project

Pathway provides refuge accommodation and community outreach support in Burtnwood, Tamworth and Lichfield for women, children & men living with, escaping or recovering from the impact of domestic and sexual violence.

01543 676800 (24 hours)

www.pathway-project.co.uk/services/24-hour-helpline

 

Men’s Advice Line

The Men’s Advice Line is a confidential helpline for male victims of domestic violence and abuse.

0808 801 0327

www.mensadviceline.org.uk

 

Galop

Emotional and practical support for LGBT and people experiencing domestic abuse.

0800 999 5428

www.galop.org.uk/domesticabuse

 

Staffordshire Buddies

HIV and Sexual Health Charity for Stoke and Staffordshire. Provides support, information, advocacy and advice to those living with, or affected by, the virus, and by undertaking health promotion support to communities at risk.

01782 201251

www.staffordshirebuddies.co.uk

 

Refuge

Domestic violence service for women and children; run in partnership between Women’s Aid and Refuge.

0808 2000 247 (24-hour)

www.refuge.org.uk

 

Forced Marriage Unit

0207 0080151

www.gov.uk/stop-forced-marriage

 

Sexual Abuse Rape Advice Centre (SARAC)

SARAC delivers a specialised service to people aged 13 and over in Burton-upon-Trent who are affected by rape, sexual and/or domestic abuse.

01283 517185

www.sarac.org.uk

 

Savana (Sexual Abuse)

Service in Stoke-on-Trent for victims of sexual abuse and rape.

01782 221005

www.savana.org.uk

 

Respect Phoneline

The Respect phoneline is an information and advice line for anyone who is violent and/or abusive towards their partner. It also provides information and contact details of perpetrator programmes available in the UK.

0845 122 8609

www.respectphoneline.org.uk

 

Police

Emergency- 999

Non emergency – 101

 

Staffordshire Children’s Services

First Response -0800 13 13 126

EDT – 0845 604 2886

www.staffordshire.gov.uk/health/childrenandfamilycare/homepage.aspx

 

MARAC Information

Provides full practioner resources, including downloadable caada dash forms.

www.safelives.org.uk

 

Information and Training on Domestic Homicide Reviews (DHRs)

www.homeoffice.gov.uk/publications/crime/domestic-homicide-review/

 

Rights of Women

Rights of Women has produced a number of information sheets on legal issues affecting women; these can be downloaded free of charge on its website.

www.rightsofwomen.org.uk/legal.php

 

Women’s Aid

www.womensaid.org.uk

 

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