If you are facing violence you do not have to put up with it. There is support available. Contact the services below for free confidential advice. They can also direct you to local support services.
Women's Aid Free phone 24 hr National Domestic Violence Helpline Tel: 0808 2000 247
Refuge - For women and children. Against domestic violence.
Broken Rainbow - Support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people experiencing domestic violence.
Mankind - For men experiencing violence.
Contact Men’s Advice Line www.mensadviceline.org.uk Tel: 0808 801 0327
Deter Innovations - Deter Innovations primary aim is to work with a wide range of organisations and individuals to help them, through their programmes, training and consultancy, to prevent the continuation of domestic abusive behaviour and violence within intimate partner and close family relationships and to ensure a positive outcome for the family and children.
The White Ribbon campaign Love Party on Feb14th at the Orange Box in Halifax is part of the Bystander work being undertaken in Calderdale. It is part of One Billion Rising. JOIN IN
Stand Up for Women held a great reception at House of Lords for comedians and friends to celbrate their second succesful fundraiser and kick off planning for their next event. It was a pleasure to attend getting there after a succesful visit to York University to talk to the postgraduate students about doing internships with us.
Domestic violence in the UK is estimated to cost victims, services and the state a total of around £23 billion a year.