If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, then please call Nottinghamshire Police on 999 or for non-emergencies 101.
If you're suffering any kind of domestic abuse, whether it's physical, emotional, financial, sexual or psychological, there are many organisations working together in Nottinghamshire who can help.
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Contact Details for all Domestic Abuse Organisations
There are specialist domestic and sexual violence and abuse services that can help. Sometimes you may just want to talk to someone first.
These services are specialist commissioned local organisations who can help with advice, support and signposting.
Juno Women's Aid
Provides confidential 24-hour advice and telephone support to survivors, their families and friends, and professionals including referral for direct support from Juno Women’s Aid and support to find other services if required including safe accommodation ( refuge).
Juno work with women, children, and teens who have been affected by domestic abuse in Nottingham City, Ashfield, Broxtowe, Gedling, and Rushcliffe.
- Visit: JUNO Women's Aid (junowomensaid.org.uk)
- find out more about Our Services
- I Need Help - JUNO Women's Aid
24-hour Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Domestic and Sexual Violence Helpline 0808 800 0340
Domestic Abuse Service for men (16 yrs and over) affected by domestic abuse in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. Specialist LGBTQ service
- Visit: Services For Men | Equation
- Tel: 0115 96005556
Provide training, awareness and prevention work and have a wealth of resources available.
- Click here to find out What We Do | Equation
Nottinghamshire Sexual Violence Support Services
Notts SVS Services for anyone (18yrs and over) in Nottingham or Nottinghamshire, affected by any form of sexual violence, recently or in the past.
Specialist sexual violence and abuse support service for women and men aged 18+. The service provides emotional, practical, therapeutic and advocacy support and help with reporting and pursuing criminal justice. This support is available, whether or not you choose to report to the Police.
- Tel; 0115 941 0440
- Visit: How We Can Help | Rape Support Services Nottm | Notts SVS Services
Topaz Centre - Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC)
The Topaz Centre is a Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) that offers free, professional and confidential support and practical help to anyone in Nottinghamshire who has experienced recent sexual violence and/or sexual abuse. The Topaz Centre has trained specialist Forensic Nurses Examiners (FNE) and Crisis Workers, who will guide you through an assessment of your healthcare needs. If something has happened to you within the last 7-10 days, the Topaz Centre will be able to offer emotional support and will discuss options with you.
East Midlands Children and Young People's Sexual Assault Service (EMCYPSAS)
The East Midlands Children and Young People's Sexual Assault Service is a Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) located in a quiet part of the Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham.
The SARC’s role is to support any child or young person (under 18) when they have experienced sexual abuse or assault. The SARC has highly trained specialist staff who provide sympathetic care and support to ensure that children, young people and their family are healthy and above all safe.
- Tel: 24 hour helpline: 0800 183 0023
- Visit: East Midlands Children and Young People's Sexual Assault Service (EMCYPSAS)
The Consent Coalition
The Consent Coalition provides sexual violence and consent information, signposting and resources for those in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire
- Visit: Consent Coalition | Consent Coalition (nottssvss.org.uk/consent-coalition)
- Your Journey booklet - sexual violence – a survivor’s guide to support and reporting Support Information Adults
IMARA - Empowering children and families to recover from the impacts of sexual abuse in Nottingham
.Empowering children and families to move forward from the impacts of sexual abuse and domestic abuse. Provide therapeutic support for children and young people aged 0 -18 years.
Nottingham Women’s Centre - Run by women for all women. Provide a space to help all self-identifying women achieve their goals including delivery of therapeutic support and group sessions. Visit: Nottingham Women's Centre
Mojatu Foundation - Working to tackle female genital mutilation (FGM), supporting people with mental health issues, refugees and asylum seekers, and community organisations, within multi-lingual and multi-cultural settings offering culturally sensitive and focused solutions. Empower and support Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities in Nottingham at risk from ongoing prejudice and whose needs are often overlooked.
Al-Hurraya - Provide culturally-wise counselling for survivors of domestic and sexual violence and abuse.
Nottingham Muslim Women’s Network - Provide support to Muslim women and girls and challenge attitudes that hold them back. Connects Muslim women, girls and statutory and voluntary sector organisations to create positive change.
Mental Health Crisis Helpline - Available to anyone in mental health crisis at anytime, anywhere across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.
- Tel: 0808 196 3779 - 24 hours a day, seven-days a week, it’s the number to call if you are experiencing a mental health crisis and need immediate help.
Nottinghamshire Police have Specialist Trained Officers (STOs) and teams who will support you while reporting an offence and during the criminal justice process. They will also provide advice and guidance on where to access specialist domestic
- Visit: Nottinghamshire Police (www.nottinghamshire.police.uk)
- Call in Emergency: 999
- Call in Non Emergency: 101
24hr Rape Crisis helpline: 24 hour free helpline for anyone aged 16+.
Childline - support for children and Young People under 19
- Visit: Childline
- Tel: 0800 1111
Karma Nirvana – National Honour Based Abuse Helpline
- Visit: Karma Nirvana
- Tel: 0800 5999 247
National Stalking Helpline - Visit: National Stalking Helpline – Tel: 0808 802 0300
Samaritans - 24 hour free helpline - Tel: 116 123
Papyrus - Prevention of Young Suicide
- Visit: Papyrus
- Tel: 0800 068 41 41
Refuge - National service providing specialist support to women, children and some men escaping domestic violence and other forms of violence
- Visit: Refuge
- Tel: 0808 2000 247
Respect - Helpline for male victims of domestic abuse
- Visit: Respect – Tel: 0808 8010327
Revenge Porn Helpline – A UK service supporting adults (aged 18+) who are experiencing intimate image abuse, also known as, revenge porn. They provide free, non-judgemental and confidential advice and support via email and phone
- Visit: Revenge Porn Helpline – Tel: 0345 6000 459
Women’s Aid England - National domestic violence support for women, young people and children.
Standing Together– National charity bringing communities together to end domestic abuse - Visit: Standing Together
Safe Lives– UK wide charity dedicated to ending domestic abuse, for everyone and for good - Visit: Safe Lives
Against Violence and Abuse– UK charity committed to ending gender-based violence and abuse Visit: AVA - (avaproject.org.uk)