IN AN EMERGENCY ALWAYS RING 999

Most women and children who are affected by domestic violence/abuse develop strategies to keep themselves safe. They develop strategies to avoid situations and to try to protect themselves. We know how difficult that must be for you, we understand the stresses and strains that it involves. to live in fear and feel that you do not have anyone to talk to, to help and support you, if you feel you need to talk to someone about your situation you can call us on 01482 446099 every call is dealt with in the strictest of confidence. 

If you are in an abusive situation and are thinking of leaving, it is a vulnerable time for you so try to leave as safely as possible, if you need to flee with nothing, try not to worry we can help you as much as possible to start over and help re build your life.

If you are planning to leave:

  • Think about where to go if you have to leave urgently
  • Pack an emergency bag for you and the children and hide it somewhere safe with a friend or neighbour, for example
  • Plan to leave when the abuser is not around.
  • Keep money, keys and copies of documents you may need in a safe place should you have to leave quickly
  • Try to take some identification with you.
  • Bring some clothes and toiletries with you
  • Try to bring any medication you are taking

 

 

Important Information:  once you have made contact with HWA we will always agree how and when we will contact you. 

Please check with HWA using our main helpline phone number (01482 446099) if you are not sure who is contacting you. 

We will not be offended if you refuse to speak to a member of staff until you have checked their identity. 

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL PHOTOGRAPHS ON THIS WEBSITE FEATURE MODELS

×