We are here to protect, help and support anybody who is suffering domestic abuse. We will,
- fully investigate any incident that has occurred and take action against the perpetrator, if there is sufficient evidence.
- Protect you and your children from immediate or further harm.
- Provide information in relation to criminal proceedings and police procedure.
- Provide information on local domestic abuse support agencies that can give emotional and practical assistance.
If you have information please contact the police
In a non emergency but you need immediate assistance or advice
Quick and easy way to report non emergency incidents.
In an emergency where you need immediate assistance or feel threatened
24 Hour Domestic and Sexual Abuse Helpline
Available to anyone who has concerns about domestic or sexual abuse, now or in the past. It is open to all women and men affected by domestic and sexual violence. Please phone 0808 802 1414.
Women’s Aid is the national domestic violence charity that helps up to 250,000 women and children every year. They work to end violence against women and children and support over 350 domestic and sexual violence services across the country.
Men’s Advisory Project
Men’s Advisory Project (MAP) exists to provide counselling services for men experiencing domestic abuse. Support and counselling services are also available to men who have previously left a violent or abusive relationship and who are still experiencing the effects.
Your local GP can offer help and support. Many people experiencing abuse believe that their GP can be trusted with disclosure and can offer practical support.
Social Services can provide practical assistance and guidance to those suffering abuse.