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Domestic Abuse & Bullying

Civil Legal Advice

Free help for problems including:

  • Debt, if your home is at risk
  • Special educational needs
  • Housing
  • Discrimination
  • Domestic violence issues around a child being taken into care

Opening Times: Monday – Friday 9am – 8pm; Saturday 9.30am – 12:30pm

Health & Safety Executive (HSE)

The HSE defines work-related violence as:

Any incident in which a person is abused, threatened or assaulted in circumstances relating to their work. This can include verbal abuse or threats as well as physical attacks.

Their website explains what HSE is doing to address the issue of work-related violence and provides access to a range of information.

Mankind Initiative National Helpline

The National Helpline is available for all men across the UK suffering from domestic violence or domestic abuse by their current or former wife or partner (including same-sex partner). They provide both emotional support and practical information.
Open: Monday – Friday        10:00 – 16:00 & 19:00 – 21:00

National Domestic Violence Helpline

The National Domestic Violence Helpline is for women experiencing domestic violence, and for their family, friends, colleagues and others calling on their behalf. The helpline offers advice and support and how to get a refuge place.
Women who become homeless because of abuse, violence or threats may be able to get a place in a refuge at a secret address. If you don’t feel safe in your own area, you may be able to go to a women’s refuge in another part of the country.
24 hour helpline

NDADA

Formerly North Devon Women’s Aid, NDADA supports all sections of our community with a range of services for women, men and children and young people.  They also offer safe, temporary accommodation to women in need of refuge.  Children in the refuge are supported by a Children and Young People’s worker.