Seek help immediately:
- If you are feeling in danger, you ring the Police 999 immediately, if not in immediate danger please report to 101 or online at information on how to make a report to Cambridgeshire Constabulary.
- If you hear or see a violent or abusive situation happening, do not turn your back. If it is safe you could try to defuse the situation by intervening. But if you feel that maybe dangerous, or if you think a person is being hurt or about to be hurt, you should ring the Police on 999 immediately.
The following organisations can offer support and advice if you have been the victim of violence:
End Violence Against Women
- a group of feminist organisations and experts from across the UK, working to end violence against women and girls in all its forms.
- Made up of over 120 specialists women's support services, researchers, activists, survivors and NGO's, we believe that violence is not inevitable and works to tear up the systems that enable us to build a fairer world in its place.
- Information on how to End Violence Against Women
Women's Aid Cambridge
- Cambridge Women's Aid provides dedicated and specialist services to women and children affected by domestic abuse.
- Information, advice and support online via Live Chat, on Wednesdays 3:00pm to 5:00pm.
- Safe refuge in Cambridge City.
- One to one help for women living in Cambridge City, South Cambs and East Cambs.
- Advice for professionals supporting women living in Cambridge City, South Cambs and East Cambs.
- Support groups for women to explore the dynamics of abusive relationships.
- Support groups with activities for group and peer support.
- Dedicated services for children whose mothers/carers we are supporting.
- Information about Cambridge Women's Aid supporting women affected by domestic abuse.
Rape Crisis Free phone Helpline
- Rape Crisis England and Wales is the charity working to end sexual violence and abuse.
- Telephone 0808 802 9999
- Information about Rape Crisis England and Wales
National Domestic Violence Helpline
- Is a charity that provides specialist support for women and children experiencing domestic violence. Refuge provides a national network of specialist services, including emergency refuge accommodation, community outreach, independent domestic violence advocacy, culturally specific services and a team of child support workers.
- Telephone 0808 2000 247
- Information about Refuge National Domestic Abuse Helpline
- Support for victims of honour-based abuse and forced marriage
- Telephone 0800 5999 247
- Information about Karma Nirvana
Galop - LGBT and anti-violence charity
- A charity that supports LGBT and people who have experienced abuse and violence.
- Telephone 0800 999 5428
- Information about Galop and the LGBT and anti-abuse charity
- A confidential and free online and phone counselling service for those aged under 19 anywhere in the UK, available by phone and online.
- Telephone 0800 111
- Information about Childline
- For men who are concerned about their own behaviour and violence.
- Telephone 0808 802 4040
- Information about Respect