Help for Women
IF YOU’RE IN IMMEDIATE DANGER CALL 999
I’m not in danger but need help and advice
If you’re a woman experiencing domestic abuse in Nottingham/shire
The best this you can do is call the local 24-hour domestic abuse helpline on 0808 800 0340 run by Juno Women’s Aid
Calling a Helpline might feel like a big step, but domestic abuse is often complex and difficult to navigate safely without expert advice. By calling a helpline and discussing your situation and experience anonymously, you’ll be given guidance and advice to best support you and help keep you safe.
- For all women and young people in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire
- Available any time
- Free from landlines and most mobiles
- Talk confidentially about your situation
- Talk about any form of domestic abuse: emotional, psychological, physical, sexual or financial
- Find out what your options are and get practical support
- You can get help with planning to leave or finding emergency accommodation
- Instant language interpretation available
- If you’re hearing impaired dial 18002 + helpline number for textphone, or 18001 + helpline number for a telephone call
- The local 24/7 domestic abuse helpline is running as usual and taking referrals.
- More information about staying safe during COVID-19 can be found here.
If you’re a woman experiencing domestic abuse outside of Nottingham/shire
Women’s Aid Live Chat: You can live chat with Women’s Aid Monday to Friday 10:00am – 6:00pm, Saturday and Sunday 10:00am – 6:00pm https://chat.womensaid.org.uk/
Wait times may vary.
0207 008 0151
Call the Forced Marriage Unit if you’re worried about forced marriage
0808 802 4040
Call Respect if you’re hurting your partner or being abusive
Learn to recognise the signs of domestic abuse.
I was too confused and embarrassed to tell my friends and family. Talking it through with someone was such a relief.
Just talking to someone about what I was going through helped me understand what support I needed.
With all the advice and support I’ve received I am starting to rebuild my life again.
I was so worried about my friend. On the helpline they talked through with me how I could support her.
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