CALL: 0800 4701 505
Doncaster Domestic Abuse helpline
helpline@riverside.org.uk

 

Resources for teachers and professionals working with children of all ages

Womens’ Aid (Primary and Secondary resources)
https://www.womensaid.org.uk/what-we-do/safer-futures/expect-respect-educational-toolkit/
https://www.womensaid.org.uk/information-support/useful-links/#1448369313660-f3033efd-8191


Home Office (Secondary Resources)
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/506523/teen-abuse-toolkit.pdf


Respect Yourself (Secondary Resources)
https://respectyourself.info/relationships/feeling-safe-in-relationships/
http://respectyourself.org.uk/about-us/


Home Office Advice and resources (Secondary and older)
https://www.disrespectnobody.co.uk/relationship-abuse/what-is-relationship-abuse/


Department of Health guidance for health professionals on domestic violence
This looks at important aspects relating to preventing and identifying domestic violence and abuse and supporting those affected.
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-for-health-professionals-on-domestic-violence


AVA – Against Violence and Abuse
Resources for schools
http://www.ccrm.org.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=65&Itemid=75


NSPCC
A selection of child protection research, leaflets, guidance, evaluations and safeguarding resources on domestic abuse
https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/child-abuse-and-neglect/domestic-abuse/domestic-abuse-research-resources/


Hidden Hurt
A website designed to help understand the dynamics of an abusive relationships, the different types of abuse, it's effect on both direct victims (ie person being abused) and indirect victims (ie children living in a house where abuse occurs), specific issues facing the Christian abuse victim, and helpful links and telephone numbers inside the UK, together with other resources. One of the most visited parts of Hidden Hurt are the Personal Stories.
http://www.hiddenhurt.co.uk/domestic_violence_resources.html


NICE
Helping children and families open up about experiencing domestic violence
https://indepth.nice.org.uk/nice-guidance-to-help-children-and-families-open-up-about-domestic-violence/index.html


Numbers for victims, families, children and young people to contact for Support
Doncaster Domestic Abuse Helpline 0800 4701505
Talking Shop – 01302 565650
Counselling Service – Thorne & Moorends – 0796 2907053
Relate (including Free Web Chat) – 01302 347474
Open Minds – 01302 344192 or 077652 24564
Parents only – Riverside 0800 4701 505
National Domestic Violence Helpline: Freephone 24 hours 0808 2000 247. Run in partnership between Women’s Aid & Refuge
Refuge: www.refuge.co.uk
Samaritans: 0845 7909 090 / www.samaritans.org.uk
Rape Crisis: www.rapecrisis.org.uk
Shelter: 0808 800 4444 / www.shelter.org.uk
Victim support:  0808 168 9111 / www.victimsupport.org.uk
Crimestoppers: 0800 555 111 / www.crimestoppers-uk.org
Community Legal Service Direct:  0845 345 4 345 / www.clsdirect.org.uk
Rights of Women: 020 7251 6577 / www.rightsofwomen.org.uk
National Centre for Domestic Violence: 0844 8044 999 / www.ncdv.org.uk


Support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people
Broken Rainbow: 0300 999 5428 / 08452 60 44 www.brokenrainbow.org.uk


Support for children and young people
Childline: 0800 1111 / www.childline.org.uk
NSPCC: 0808 800 5000 / www.nspcc.org.uk
Get Connected (16-25 year olds): 0808 808 4994 / www.getconnected.org.uk


Support for men
Men’s Advice Line (for men experiencing domestic violence): 0808 801 0327 / www.mensadviceline.org.uk
Respect (for perpetrators of domestic violence): www.respect.uk.net


Support for women and children from minority ethnic communities
Foreign and Commonwealth Office Forced Marriage Unit: 020 7008 0151 / https://www.gov.uk/forced-marriage
Refugee council: 020 7346 6777 / www.refugeecouncil.org.uk
Immigration Advice Service: 020 7357 6917 / www.iasservices.org.uk
Asylum Aid: 020 7247 8741
Southall Black Sisters: 020 8571 9595
Muslim Community Helpline: 020 8904 8193 / 020 8908 6715 / http://muslimcommunityhelpline.org.uk
Jewish Women’s Aid Helpline: 0800 59 12 03 / www.jwa.org.uk
Somalian Women’s Centre: 020 8752 1787
Newham Asian Women’s Project: 020 8552 5524 / www.nawp.org
Kiran: Asian Women’s Aid: 020 8558 1986 / www.rdlogo.com/cwp/kawa
Chinese Information and Advice Centre: 020 7692 3697 / www.ciac.co.uk
BAWSO: 02920 644633   /  24 hour helpline 0800 731 8147 / www.bawso.org.uk
JAN Trust: 0208 889 9433 / www.jantrust.org


Other support
Women’s Aid Federation of England: 0117 944 4411 / www.womensaid.org.uk
Women and Girls’ Network www.wgn.org.uk
Nursing Home Abuse Guide www.nursinghomeabuseguide.org
National Association for People Abused in Childhood www.napac.org.uk
Advocacy After Fatal Domestic Violence (for bereaved friends and family): www.aafda.org.uk
Mothers Apart from Their Children www.matchmothers.org


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