1 in 4 women and 1 in 6 men will be victims of Domestic Abuse. It can be: Mental - Emotional - Sexual - Financial control - Bullying - Isolation - Harassment - Forced marriage - Honour based violence.
Temporary accommodation, housing and legal advice, counselling, play work with children. 24 hour on call service.
Support and information for female victims of abusive relationships - by telephone appointment only.
Co-ordinates refuge bed space in Essex region, based in Westcliff-on-Sea.
Drop in centre for women suffering domestic violence. Services include daily drop in, coffee mornings, one to one counselling sessions, group work and outreach service.
Support for victims who are having partners prosecuted. Can include offering general advice on powers of arrest and can accompany victims to court.
Where appropriate the Domestic Violence Liaison Officer will put victims in touch with other partnership agencies.
Temporary accommodation and housing advice for people who are threatened with homelessness or who wish to leave their home.
Essex County Council Social Services provide help and advice for families under stress, when there are concerns regarding child abuse. They can also give support for children with disabilities.
If the family does not have an allocated social worker, contact the Social Services office and ask to be connected to the 'Screening Team', who will then refer to the appropriate department.
Gives emotional support and practical help to victims of crime (including domestic violence).
Also advice on criminal compensation and help in attending court.
Support for male victims of domestic violence, includes a telephone counselling helpline for men and their children.
For lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people experiencing domestic violence.
Support for male victims.
Organisation providing a listening and support service for people in crisis by offering a telephone befriending or face to face befriending service.
Offers One to One or Telephone support. Plus counselling for women and girls (over 13) who have been or are suffering sexual violence.
For information and advice regarding concerns relating to child protection issues (children at risk of being abused). Will carry out assessments.