Independent Domestic Abuse Services (IDAS) - Domestic Abuse Helpline

Description of service

Confidential out of hours helpline available to anyone, both men and women, who have experienced or are experiencing domestic abuse. The Team can talk to you about your situation and agree what support you need. This can include anything from helping you through the criminal justice system, giving you information on benefits and housing, providing emotional support or referring you on for counselling. Your safety is of paramount concern; the helpline Team will help you form a plan that will help you feel safer. Support can be offered on a one to one basis or in a group. If you don’t want to meet in person IDAS can also help over the phone or via email. Further support includes signposting to solicitors, counsellors and other specialist agencies.

Key Focus

Support for anyone experiencing or affected by domestic abuse or sexual violence

Age Range

All ages

Opening Times

Monday to Friday, 8am-8pm
Saturday 9am-5pm
closed Sunday

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Referral Method

Self referral

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