Abuse

Safer Places

Safer Places is an independent charity which provides a comprehensive range of services to adults and children affected by domestic and sexual abuse who live in west Essex, mid Essex, east Hertfordshire and Southend.

Telephone: 03301 025811

Twitter: @saferplacesuk

Website: www.saferplaces.co.uk

Email: info@saferplaces.co.uk

Herts Sunflower

Information about abuse, including support for children and young people, is now available.

Herts Domestic Abuse Helpline: 08088 088 088

Monday-Friday, 09:00-21:00, Weekends, 09:00-16:00

Website: www.hertssunflower.org

Future Living

Future Living Hertford is an Award Winning registered charity (number 1155145) and an independent service for those in recovery from addiction and domestic abuse, providing a safe, non-judgemental therapeutic environment.

Website: www.futurelivinghertford.co.uk

Herts SARC (Sexual Assault Referral Centre)

Herts SARC offers free support and practical help to anyone in Hertfordshire who has experienced sexual violence and/or sexual abuse. If you would like to talk to someone about something that has happened to a friend or relative, they can talk you through their services and offer emotional and practical support. If you would like to speak to someone they are available 24/7.

Telephone: 08081 784 448

Website: www.hertssarc.org

Victim Support

As an independent charity, Victim Support work towards a world where people affected by crime or traumatic events get the support they need and the respect they deserve. They help people feel safer and find the strength to move beyond crime.

For out of hours support call our support line on – 0808 168 9111
Website: www.victimsupport.org.uk

Herts Domestic Abuse Helpline

Support and more information on the different types of Domestic Abuse including coercive control and financial abuse.

Herts Domestic Abuse Helpline: 08088 088 088 

Monday-Friday, 09:00-21:00, Weekends, 09:00-16:00

Website: www.hertsdomesticabusehelpline.org

For Baby's Sake

For Baby’s Sake is a programme for expectant parents, whether together as a couple or not, who want to bring an end to domestic abuse and create the best possible start in life for their baby. For Baby’s Sake helps both parents to make the lasting changes that they want for themselves and their family.

Website: www.stefanoufoundation.org

Herts Rape Crisis

Free and confidential counselling for females who are over 18 and survivors of rape, sexual assault and/or childhood sexual abuse – no matter how old you were when this happened.

Every Thursday: 19:30 – 21:30 calls are answered by a counsellor.

Telephone: 01707 276 512

Website: www.hertsrapecrisis.org.uk

Relate - Hertfordshire

They offer a range of services to help you with your couple and family relationships, whether you’re young or old, straight or gay, single or in a relationship. They can help with the big relationship threatening problems as well as the issues that just make things a little less than perfect. Even if things are going well for you, we can help keep things that way.

Website: www.relate.org.uk

Women's aid

Since 1974, Women’s Aid have been at the forefront of shaping and coordinating responses to domestic abuse. As a federation of over 180 organisations, they provide just under 300 local lifesaving services to women and children across the country.

Helpline: 08082 000 247

Facebook: @womensaid

Twitter: @womensaid

Website: www.womensaid.org.uk