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Help for Young People

 

 

Domestic violence can happen to anyone of any age.

 

If you’re worried about your boyfriend's or girlfriend’s behaviour, learn more about the warning signs of domestic violence.  Educating yourself about abuse could help you – or someone close to you – stay safe.

 

 

Are you leading a healthy relationship? Take the quiz

 

Do you know the true facts about domestic abuse? Find out here

WARNING: the content may contain material that could be upsetting for the viewer

'Can you see me?" - Shortfilm by the Rural Media Company.

Short film on abusive relationships produced by the Rural Media Company.
Starring Katy Dalton, Billy Herrin and Felix Fletcher-Gilhuys.

"If you could see yourself, would you stop yourself?" - This is Abuse TV advert by the UK Home Office

WARNING: the content may contain material that could be upsetting for the viewer

Useful Contacts for Young People:

 

Childline

24 hours

Telephone 0800 1111

Website  www.childline.org.uk

 

The UK’s free and confidential helpline is not just for children, it provides help for young people of all ages who are in distress or danger.  Counsellors provide advice and support, by phone and online, 24 hours a day. You can get help and advice about a wide range of issues, including violence and abuse in your relationship on the Childline website.  You can also talk to a counsellor online, send an email or post on the message boards.

 

 

 

The Hideout

Email Hideoutmoderator@womensaid.org.uk

Website  www.thehideout.org.uk

 

Women’s Aid’s specialist support website for young people living with domestic abuse. It contains games, case studies and a pre-moderated messageboard where young people can get support

 

 

 

Crush

Monday to Friday 9am till 5pm

Telephone  0800 014 9084

Email  crush@westmerciawomensaid.org

Website: www.thecrushproject.org.uk

 

The CRUSH Project – Helping Young People Make Safe Healthy Relationships.

CRUSH is a structured programme of group support and empowerment for anyone in the age range of 13-19 that is at risk of or suffering from domestic abuse. It is for both males and females that have witnessed, experienced or perpetrated any form of domestic abuse.

 

 

 

Get Connected

Daily 1pm – 11pm

Telephone  0808 808 4994

Website  www.getconnected.org.uk

 

Free telephone and email helpline finding young people the best help whatever the problem, can connect a child or young person to any UK helpline where appropriate.

 

 

 

National Youth Advocacy Service (NYAS)

Telephone  0800 616 101

Email  help@nyas.net

Website  www.nyas.net

 

 Provides information, advice, advocacy and legal representation to young people up to the age of 25 through a network of advocates throughout England and Wales.

 

 

 

Brook

Monday – Friday from 9am – 6pm (closed on Thursdays between 2pm – 3.30pm)

Telephone 0808 802 1234 (free from all phones including mobiles)

Text NumberText ‘Ask Brook’ on 07717989023

Website  www.brook.org.uk

 

Brook’s mission is to enable young people to enjoy their sexuality without harm. Brook provides free and confidential sexual health services specifically for young people under 25. The Ask Brook service provides sexual health information, support and signposting for all young people under 25 anywhere in the UK.

 

 

 

Heart (run by Childline)

24 hours

Telephone  0808 1111

Website  www.heartprogramme.org

 

Heart is an EU-funded programme that offers help and advice to young people on having healthy relationships with boy or girl friends. It is particularly concerned where young people are feeling pressurised into something they don’t want to do. It runs a 24-hour, anonymous and confidential helpline, supplied by Childline.

 

 

 

 

Rape Crisis Centres

Daily, 12pm – 2:30pm and 7pm – 9:30 pm

Telephone  0808 802 9999

Website  www.rapecrisis.org.uk

 

Rape Crisis Centres offer a range of services for women and girls who have been raped or experienced another form of sexual violence.  Rape Crisis Centres are not just for women in ‘crisis’ – many women contact them years after they have been raped or sexually abused.  You can contact the National Sexual Violence Helpline for help and advice and can find contact details for your nearest Rape Crisis Centre on Rape Crisis’ website.

 

 

 

Respect Not Fear

Website  www.respectnotfear.co.uk

 

The Respect not Fear site was developed by the Nottinghamshire domestic violence forum, in consultation with young people. The site contains games and advice which can help you think about your relationships, or you can make a pledge to find out what you can expect in a relationship and what shouldn’t be tolerated. The Respect not Fear App is free and provides you with games such as the pyramid and respect’o’meter, it also gives you instant access to important information and support services. Click here to download the app.

 

 

 

Samaritans

24 hours

Telephone  08457 90 90 90

Website  www.samaritans.org

 

Samaritans provides confidential, non-judgmental emotional support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair (including suicidal thoughts), 24 hours a day. They are there for you if you’re worried about something, feel upset or confused, or just want to talk to someone.  You can contact The Samaritans by telephone, email or letter, or talk to someone in person in most of their branches.

 

 

 

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Contact

Call us in confidence on

01737 771350

 

 

Text 07860 039720

 

To make a referral to ESDAS’ Services use our secure email address:

leigh.esdas@esdas.cjsm.net

 

For general enquiries email:

support@esdas.org.uk

Useful Numbers:

 

Surrey Domestic Abuse 9am - 9pm Helpline 01483 776822

 

Report a Crime:

999 (emergency) 
101 (non-emergency)