Domestic Abuse Support Services

Local

Sefton Women and Childrens Aid – 0151 922 8606 or help@swaca.com Free and confidential support for women, young people & children throughout Sefton.

Sefton Independent Domestic Violence Advocate Service – 0151 934 5142 A service provided by Sefton Council.

Liverpool Domestic Abuse Service 0151 263 7474 or Freephone 0800 084 2744 Free, independent confidential service.

Merseyside Domestic Abuse Service0151 709 8770 or 0778 094 8890 Formally known as Chrysalis, this is a voluntary organisation working with women, children, young people and families whose lives have been affected in some way by the issues related to domestic violence and cultural/honour based crime.

Cheshire West and Chester Domestic Abuse Family Safety Unit 01606 351 375 or 24 hour helpline 0808 2000 247 Works with women and men, whether in heterosexual or same sex relationships. It also can also support people in the case of forced marriage and ‘honour’-based violence .

Cheshire East Domestic Abuse Hub 0300 123 5101 A single point of contact, information, consultation, referral, triage and case allocation for families affected by domestic abuse and those who support them – formally or informally.

National

Women’s Aid – 24hour Freephone 0808 2000 247 A range of online services, which include the Survivors’ Forum and The Hideout and National Domestic Violence Helpline.

Rights of Women For advice on family law, criminal law and immigration and asylum law.

The National Centre for Domestic Violence (NCDV)0844 8044 999  or Freephone 0800 970 2070 Provides free, fast emergency injunction service to victims of domestic violence regardless of circumstances.

Respect – (Helpline for people concerned about their behaviour) 0808 802 4040 or (Helpline for men experiencing domestic abuse) 0808 801 0327 A UK membership organisation for work with domestic violence perpetrators, male victims of domestic violence and young people’s violence in close relationships.

Police – (Emergency) 999 and (Non-emergency) 101