You may not be able to control the abuse that is being inflicted on you but you can take steps to protect yourself and anyone else who is affected – children for example.
Safety planning can help with this.
Be prepared for an emergency
Think about your options carefully and think about what you could do in an emergency situation.
There are certain things you can do to try and increase your safety.
Ways your Domestic Violence Advisor can help
Your Domestic Violence Advisor may be able to help with the following:
Taking action to prevent abuse
Your Domestic Violence Advisor can help:
They can also advise on:
Planning to leave
If you are planning to leave, contact us for tailored safety advice and guidance on 01744 743200.
As well as safety planning, your domestic abuse adviser can provide help and support to move for your safety.
Support is also available to help you access refuge space if you are no longer safe at home and need to move immediately.
If it’s an emergency & you are in immediate risk or danger, contact 999.
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