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Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence advice

If you are in immediate danger call 999.

If you urgently need help from the Police but can't speak

  • Dial 999
  • Cough or make another noise to let operator know you are there and your call is genuine. They can then alert the Police on your behalf.
  • If transferred to the Police and you still can't talk, press 55 and they will continue to listen

Learn more about what to do if you need urgent police help through the 999 service, but can’t speak

Get help now

If you are in immediate danger call 999.

24-hour Domestic Abuse Helpline

Call today to talk to someone in confidence. 0800 980 3331

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Local support services

Wyre Forest Citizens Advice Bureau
03444 111 444

Community Housing Group
0300 003 5454

Relate Hereford and Worcester
01905 28051

The Glade, Worcestershire
Free and confidential service to men, women and children who have been victims of rape or sexual assault.
0800 970 0377

Victim Support, Worcestershire
Provide practical and emotional support to all victims of crime, their families or anyone else affected by the crime.
01905 726 896

West Mercia Police
(24 Hour Non Emergency - ask for the Domestic Abuse Unit)

West Mercia Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre, Worcestershire
Free, confidential and non-judgemental service for men, women and children (aged 11 years or over) who have experienced rape, sexual assault, incest, sexual abuse, sexual harassment or any form of sexual attack, whether physical, verbal or emotional.
01905 724514

West Mercia Women’s Aid, Worcestershire
Provides listening support, refuge accommodation, support services and group programmes.
0800 980 3331

Worcestershire County Council Domestic and Sexual Abuse

Worcestershire Forum Against Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence

National support services

Citizens Advice Bureau
Independent organisation offering free advice and assistance in many areas.

Crime Stoppers
0800 555 111

Economic abuse information from

Homegroup Domestic Violence Advice

Honour Network Helpline
Helpline for victims and survivors of forced marriage and honour based abuse.
0800 599 9247 (Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 5pm)

Men's Advice Line
Confidential helpline for all men experiencing domestic violence.
0808 801 0327 (Monday to Friday, 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm)

National Domestic Violence Helpline
24 hour helpline which provides advice and support to women and can refer them to emergency accommodation.
0808 200 0247

Rape Crisis
National organisation offering support and counselling for those affected by rape and sexual offences.
0808 802 9999 (12-2:30 and 7-9:30)

Rights of Women
Free and confidential legal advice to women.

116 123

School Admissions Team (Worcestershire County Council)
01905 765765

0808 800 4444 (8am to Midnight Freephone)

Social Care (Worcestershire County Council)
0845 607 2000 (Office Hours Mon-Thu 9am to 5pm, Fri 9am to 4pm)
01905 768020 (Out of hours Emergency Only)

Victim Support
0808 1689111

Women's Aid
Provide support services for those suffering domestic abuse.
0808 200 0247 (24 hours)

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