Quaggy Development Trust

Domestic Abuse

If you are concerned that you are in a domestic abuse situation you can contact Greenwich Domestic Violence and Abuse Service on 020 8317 8273 or visit the website. You can also talk to a member of the Children’s Centre team.

Domestic abuse isn’t always physical. There are other ways in which domestic abuse may be taking place such as financial abuse, emotional abuse and coercive control.
Does your partner or family member:
Put you down? Ever frighten or hurt you?
Control your movements, friendships or money?
If so, this is domestic abuse.
Find out more here.

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Quaggy’s Community Couinselling Service can also provide support for you in dealing with the anxieties of having experienced Domestic Abuse in any form. Visit our page here.

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Support Organisations for Domestic Abuse

Below are organisations that may be useful to anyone experiencing domestic abuse. All of the following have a link to take you yo the organisation’s website or resource offered. 

24-Hour Domestic Abuse Helpline 
Contact by phone or online to find support. Calls are free. 0808 2000 247

GVDA
Greenwich Domestic Violence and Abuse Services
advice line is open Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm on 0208 317 8273

Women’s Aid
Information and support on domestic abuse. A free resource with lots of information

Her Centre
Greenwich based. To engage, enable and empower women to move away from abuse, and to move forward with their lives

Africa Advocacy
AAF runs a number of campaigns, support services and training to prevent violence against women and girls. 

Refuge Charity 
Lots of information and advice on domestic violence and abuse.

Iranian & Kurdish women’s Rights organisation
Safeguarding and empowering women against “honour” based abuse.

Southall Black Sisters
Highlighting and challenge all forms gender-related violence against women

Karma Nirvana
Honour Based Abuse Helpline, gathering data to inform policies and services, and campaign for change.

Survivors Uk
Supports and advocacy for men and non-binary people who have been affected by rape or sexual abuse.

AAFDA
Our priority is to support families and friends who have lost a loved one through fatal domestic abuse.

AgeUK
If you are at risk there are people you can speak to and there is help available. 

Men’s Advice Line
A free helpline for male victims of domestic abuse. Talk to someone in confidence. 

Stay Safe East
specialist organisation providing support for deaf and disabled victims of domestic abuse across London

Galop — support for LGBT victims
Supporting LGBT+ people who have experienced abuse or violence

AAFDA
Our priority is to support families and friends who have lost a loved one through fatal domestic abuse.

AgeUK
If you are at risk there are people you can speak to and there is help available. 

Men’s Advice Line
A free helpline for male victims of domestic abuse. Talk to someone in confidence. 

Stay Safe East
specialist organisation providing support for deaf and disabled victims of domestic abuse across London

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