HOW THE LAW CAN HELP

If you, or someone you know, is being abused it’s important to get help. Try speaking to a trusted adult who can support you if you wish to report the abuse.

The Police will take Domestic Abuse disclosures seriously. 

Remember, if you are being abused you are not to blame and you do not have to put up with it.

There are a lot of ways to report domestic abuse including:

PHONING THE POLICE

 

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If you, a family member, or a friend are in danger you can call the police.

  • The police take domestic abuse seriously and will be able to help and protect you
  • Contact your local neighbourhood policing team if it’s not an emergency (Call 101)
  • All reports are investigated and safety and well-being will be of prime importance
  • The Police may also put you in touch with support groups who can offer help.

INFO

The Police and the Criminal Prosecution Process

SPECIALIST SUPPORT GROUPS

WOMEN

0808 200 0247

Contact freephone National Domestic Abuse Helpline, run by Refuge.

MEN

0808 801 0327

Contact freephone Men’s Domestic Abuse Advice Line, run by Respect.

LGBT

0800 999 5428

Contact freephone LGBT Domestic Abuse Helpline, run by Galop.

Useful Websites and Information for Young People

NSPCC

NSPCC

Childline

childline

The Hideout

the hideout

Consent Coalition

consent coalition

Contact Us

0115 962 3237

Equation, 2 First Avenue, Sherwood Rise, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire. NG7 6JL

 

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