If you are in immediate danger call:

Tel: 999

If you or someone close to you is suffering from domestic violence please contact:

National Domestic Violence Helpline
Tel: 0808-2000-247
Online: National Domestic Violence Helpline 

What is domestic abuse?

When one person is violent or abusive to another person.

Domestic abuse can happen to anyone of any age.

Abusive behaviour can be:

  • Verbal - such as insults
  • Sexual - such as forced sex or touching
  • Emotional - such as stopping you from seeing family or friends
  • Financial - such as stopping you from working and not giving you money
  • Stalking and other forms of abusive behaviour

Some facts

  • 25% of all violent crime is domestic abuse
  • 1 in 4 women will experience domestic abuse
  • 1 in 11 men will experience domestic abuse

How can I get help?

The Freedom Programme
A free 12 week rolling programme open to women who want to find out more about domestic abuse
Tel: 01903 231069
Email: info@safeinsussex.org.uk

Tel: 01273-622 822
Online: Rise

Home Group (Stonham)
Tel: 01903-205111 Ext: 85429
Email: Westsussexstonhamoutreachservice@homegroup.org.uk
Information leaflet: Stonham Home Group Outreach Service leaflet
Online: Home Group (Stonham)

Refuge - safe houses

Women's aid

Last updated: 22 August 2023