Young People - Disabled Young People


Information for disabled young people

Young disabled people from MyPlace in Nottinghamshire wanted to create a film about relationships to raise awareness about healthy and unhealthy relationships.

This is the film they created:

Disabled women are two times more likely to experience domestic violence than non-disabled women

It is difficult for anyone to leave an abusive relationship. Disabled people can experience the same barriers as non-disabled people, other barriers can include: 

 

 

To read the' Difficult to leave?' page on the main site click here

Help and support services

There are support services who can help disabled people overcome the difficulties they may be experiencing or the barriers they face:

National Domestic Violence Helpline (0808 2000247)

Free and confidential 24hr helpline run by Women's Aid and Refuge. Will take calls from children & young people.
Contact Women's Aid for services in your local area.

Childline (0800 1111)
A free 24 hour helpline for children and young people

Mens Advice Line (0808 801 0327)
Advice and support for men over 16 in abusive relationships.