Domestic violence or abuse support and help in Devon and Cornwall

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  • North Devon Against Domestic Abuse

    North Devon Against Domestic Abuse

    Are you experiencing or have you experienced domestic violence or abuse? We can support you through the criminal justice system and your relationship with the police
    We have Independent Domestic Violence Advisors IDVAs who can suppport you with the process through the Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conference and or the court process. The IDVA represents you and will be your voice at these meetings.

    Not sure if it's domestic abuse?
    Domestic violence and or abuse can affect anyone. Sometimes it's difficult to know or accept that you are in an abusive relationship. We might be able to help you with advice about what to do next

    Call: 01271 321946

  • Womens Centre Cornwall

    Womens Centre Cornwall

    Domestic Violence/Abuse
    Anyone can experience domestic abuse - it can happen in all kinds of relationships, regardless of age, race, sex, sexuality, disability, wealth, gender identity and lifestyle. It is rarely a one-off event. Physical and sexual abuse tends to get more severe and happen more often over time. If you have been the victim of domestic abuse or are supporting someone else who has, you can contact WRSAC for help and information.

    Call: 01208 76466

  • Victim Support

    Victim Support

    Domestic Violence/abuse
    VS understands the serious effects of domestic abuse on direct victims, their friends, family and any one else involved. Our specially trained staff and volunteers will listen and help you decide what you need, even if that is just someone to listen. As we’re an independent charity you can talk to us whether or not you reported the crime to the police. We can support you without involvingthe criminal justice system, and we won’t contact them about you unless we feel someone is at risk of harm.

    Call: 0300 303 0554

  • First Light

    First Light

    Are you a victim of domestic violence/abuse and live in Cornwall?
    Most people hearing the words domestic violence think of physical abuse. Domestic violence can involve physical violence such as beating, slapping and kicking. But there are other ways that your partner or other family member can abuse you. These may be sexual, emotional, psychological and financial. If you are experiencing any of the above please contact us on 0300 777 4 777 or visit our website to see how we can support you.

    Call: 03458121212

  • Devon Domestic Abuse Support Service

    Devon Domestic Abuse Support Service

    Domestic Abuse is a Crime
    Domestic abuse has many forms and often you will be on the receiving end of a crime. This might be assault, criminal damage, harassment, breach of a court order, like a non molestation or restraining order, sexual abuse, affray or other. You don't need to report a crime to the police to access our support. We can offer advice and help you to address any issues around safety and the emotional impact of any domestic abuse you have experienced.

    Call: 0345 155 1074

  • Stop Abuse For Everyone (SAFE)

    Stop Abuse For Everyone (SAFE)

    Are you suffering in a relationship?
    SAFE runs a variety of services for people who are or have experienced domestic abuse. We have an Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA) service Mid and East Devon, working with those at high risk and referred to Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conferences (MARAC). We also provide a variety of support for young people, young men and women who are living with domestic abuse.

    Call: 03030 300112

  • TDAS


    One-to-one emotional and practical support
    Regular one-to-one support sessions in a safe and non-judgemental environment will allow you to talk in confidence about your feelings and concerns.

    Call: 01803 698869

  • PDAS


    Plymouth Domestic Abuse Service (PDAS) provides support for men, women and children across the Plymouth area who need advice and protection from domestic abuse.

    Call: 01752 252 033

  • Headway Devon

    Headway Devon

    Brain injury and domestic violence
    Headway Devon is a local charity supporting people with brain injuries. If you have sustained a brain injury as a result of domestic violence, Headway Devon may be able to help. We have a strong track-record in supporting people to understand and cope with the difficulties that they are facing as a result of brain injury.

    Call: 01392 211822

  • DCH


    Domestic abuse refuge
    Safe accommodation with support for women, with or without dependent children, fleeing domestic abuse from a current/previous intimate partner or family member (including same sex relationships & honour based violence) Applications are completed by phone & subject to a risk assessment. Max stay is 16 weeks during which advocacy & support will be given to access housing, benefits, legal advice, counselling & other relevant support services. Resettlement support given when rehoused for 3-6 months

    Call: Devon 0300 123 8080 Cornwall 0300 303 8030

  • Addaction


    Drink, drugs and domestic violence
    We offer a free, confidential and non-judgmental service, open to all those who feel their alcohol/drug use is becoming a problem. Our service doesn’t just address drug and alcohol use, but offers education, training, employment and volunteering opportunities, peer support and support for family and friends. Visit or call 08451 302605

    Call: 08451 302605

  • Balloons


    Pre and Post Bereavement Support as a result of domestic abuse - Exeter, mid and east Devon
    Balloons offers pre and post bereavement support to children, young people and young adults who have experienced a significant bereavement as a result of domestic violence.

    Call: 01392 826064

  • Devon People First

    Devon People First

    We support adults with learning disabilities. Domestic violence / abuse
    If you feel you have been the victim of Domestic violence or abuse in any way, We can support and help you. We will work through with you what happens when reporting crime. We will give you the information and advice so you can be in control and make your own decisions

    Call: 07702193487

  • Young Devon

    Young Devon

    Are you a Young Person feeling the impact of Domestic Abuse?
    We offer a confidential counselling service aimed at 13-18 year olds and care leavers. We also offer access to accommodation and one to one support workers who can help build confidence and increase life skills.

    Call: 08082 810155

  • Mind in Exeter and East Devon

    Mind in Exeter and East Devon

    Are you experiencing any form of domestic violence/abuse that is affecting your mental health.
    We have access centres that can provide a safe space where you can talk to one of our support workers to help you and/or signpost you where and if necessary.

    Call: 01392 204493

  • WILD Young Parents Project

    WILD Young Parents Project

    Are you a young parent who has experienced domestic violence or abuse?
    WILD helps young mums and dads who have experienced violence or abusive behaviour, either from a partner, or from other family members. This may be recent, or could have happened when you were younger. We offer a range of individual and group support for you and your children. We can also help you get the right support from other services, and help you make sure your children are safe.

    Call: 01209 210077



    Are you being hurt at home?
    Are you frightened because of things that are going on at home? This may be something that is happening to you directly or that you see happening that upsets you. CLEAR helps children and young people and their families who are affected by violence and abuse in the home. We offer individual one to one therapy (Counselling), group work and support for the young person and non-abusing carer.

    Call: 01872 540 366

  • Exeter Community Initiatives

    Exeter Community Initiatives

    Post-relationship support
    Help with managing family life after you have left the abusive relationship.

    Call: 01392205800

  • Devon MIND

    Devon MIND

    Are you experiencing any form of domestic violence/abuse that is affecting your mental health?
    We have support workers that you can talk to in a safe environment about your mental health issues. We can help you explore what sort of help you need and we can signpost you to other organisations if needed.

    Call: 01752 512280

  • The Zone

    The Zone

    Have you been a victim of domestic violence or abuse?
    We offer free and confidential emotional support to young people who have been the victim of domestic abuse, or have witnessed domestic abuse in the home. We can provide help to seek accommodation if required, as well as access to counselling and other specialist services. Our drop in is open Monday to Friday between 12pm - 5pm or you can contact us by emailing or by calling us on 01752 206626 from 10am.

    Call: 01752 206626

  • Cornwall People First

    Cornwall People First

    You have a learning disability and people that you live with are abusing you
    Domestic Violence and Abuse means when your partner, family member or someone who lives in the same house as you hurts you, stops you from doing things, calls you names or tries to control you. This could be by hurting you physically, emotionally, psychologically, sexually, financially or honour based. Our victim support workers can help you to find ways to cope with what has happened to you and move on.

    Call: 07811263845

  • Plymouth and Devon Racial Equality Council

    Plymouth and Devon Racial Equality Council

    Domestic Abuse
    We work closely with Black and Minority Ethnic people who are experiencing domestic abuse and / or violence including Forced marriage and so called 'Honour Violence'. PDREC can offer additional support to mainstream domestic abuse services and to those who do not feel confident in contacting such services. PDREC can also report an incident to the Police on behalf of someone who does not wish to give their details to the Police or are too afraid to report to the Police.

    Call: 01752224555

  • Intercom Trust

    Intercom Trust

    Same-Sex Domestic Violence / Abuse
    We provide confidential support and help for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people who are in a relationship where there is domestic violence or abuse, or if they are recovering from such a relationship. We have specific expertise with same-sex issues.

    Call: 0800 612 3010

  • Equus Solutions

    Equus Solutions

    Have you experienced or are experiencing domentic violence or abuse?
    Earning the horse's respect and cooperation can dramatically increase your sense of personal power and confidence. Gaining personal control with a large horse can boost the sense of your own ability to handle events in your life leading to growing resilience.

    Call: 01736711508

  • CAB Cornwall

    CAB Cornwall

    Domestic Violence/Abuse
    Our advisers can assist victims of Domestic violence/abuse with referrals to refuges, claiming benefits etc.

    Call: 03444 111 444

  • Safer Stronger Consortium

    Safer Stronger Consortium

    Do you need support due to domestic violence or abuse?
    In Cornwall, Safer Stronger Consortium has a number of partners organisations that work to support men, women or children coping with the effects of domestic abuse, of any type. These include; WRSAC, White Gold Cornwall, Twelves Company, Victim Support, Remembering Our Roots. You can identify members by the Safer Stronger Logo. To be referred to any of our partners services, please contact the SSC Coordinator.

    Call: 07949 455 443

  • Routeways Centre Limited

    Routeways Centre Limited

    Routeways DASH Support
    Routeways is a universal and generic service, staff are DASH trainined and can provide information, advice and guidance to victims of Domestic Abuse and support referrals to specialist Domestic Abuse Services in Plymouth.

    Call: 01752 300700

  • Living Options Devon

    Living Options Devon

    Domestic violence / abuse
    Living Options Devon provides both emotional and practical support to individuals following emotional or physical abuse and would help to find additional specialist independent support. We support people with disabilities, Deaf people (whose first language or preferred language is British Sign Language) to recover from the effects of crime with a trained team of staff and volunteers. Contact us for a confidential chat.

    Call: 01392 459222 or SMS: 07958 517919

  • North Devon Sunrise

    North Devon Sunrise

    Domestic Violence / Abuse - Are you from a Minority Ethnic Group, an asylum seeker, refugee or migrant worker living in North Devon or Torridge?
    If you have experienced domestic violence or abuse we can provide free, confidential support and help you access other services. We support both women and men who have experienced domestic violence/abuse. Support is available even if the crime has not been reported to the police.

    Call: 01271 328915

  • Young Minds

    Young Minds

    Women's Aid: National Domestic Violence Helpline
    If you or a friend need help, contact the freephone 24 hour National Domestic Violence Helpline - 0808 2000 247 Or email -* *Please note that Women's Aid can not respond to emails by telephone as safety may be compromised. If you wish to speak to somebody please call the number above.

    Call: 020 7089 5050

  • Womens Aid

    Womens Aid

    Women's Aid: National Domestic Violence Helpline
    If you or a friend need help call: 0808 2000 247 This is a freephone 24 hour National Domestic Violence Helpline run in partnership between Women's Aid and Refuge Alternatively, you can email:* *Please note Women's Aid can not respond to emails by telephone as safety may be compromised. If you wish to speak to somebody please call the number above.

    Call: 0117 944 4411

  • BF Adventure

    BF Adventure

    Support for those who have experienced domestic violence
    Do you just need some family time to have some fun and re-establish communication? Our Family Activity Days are a perfect opportunity to get away from it all and share new experiences together, laugh, get wet if you want to and have a good day. Of course, all this is safe in the knowledge that our instructors are highly skilled in supporting people, in helping you to build your own confidence, in listening to you should you need to talk and in helping you to find more specialist support if you want it.

    Call: 01326 340912

  • Konnect Cornwall CIC

    Konnect Cornwall CIC

    Domestic abuse...we can help?
    Konnect provides understanding, reassurance and continued practical support to victims of crime. This includes crimes where you have been subject to domestic violence. We have knowledge and experience in helping people who suffer this type of crime. We assess and help to manage risks whilst considering individual needs using experienced and caring staff from professional backgrounds including the Police. We can help you to identify other options for a positive future free from violence.

    Call: 01736 339277

  • RJ Working   Healing the Harm

    RJ Working Healing the Harm

    Facilitating safe and supported communications
    RJ Working facilitates safe and supported communication services where there has been crime or conflict. This gives you a chance to tell the person who caused you harm how you feel, ask them questions and hear what they have to say. Restorative communications can be meetings, letters or information that is agreed but shared separately with the parties. If you would like to discuss the option of such a communication please see our web page for our contact details.

    Call: 07969 201334

  • Ubuntu Counselling Services

    Ubuntu Counselling Services

    Have you suffered domestic violence or abuse?
    We offer support to help people deal with the impact of domestic violence and abuse. Many victims blame themselves for the abuse and find it hard to leave abusive situations. We help victims restore self esteem and find ways to keep themselves and their dependents safe. For some, there are cultural factors which may make it difficult to deal with abuse. For others, there may be a lack of understanding of what constitutes abuse in the UK. We offer support in all these areas.

    Have you suffered domestic violence or abuse?
    We offer support to help people deal with the impact of domestic violence and abuse. Many victims blame themselves for the abuse and find it hard to leave abusive situations. We help victims restore self esteem and find ways to keep themselves and their dependents safe. For some, there are cultural factors which may make it difficult to deal with abuse. For others, there may be a lack of understanding of what constitutes abuse in the UK. We offer support in all these areas.

    Call: 01392 201572

  • Barnardos West Devon Children's Centres

    How we can help
    Here in the West Devon Cluster of Children's Centres we understand that emotional & physical abuse can impact on all areas of your life & that of your children. We will help you find support that will enable you to keep yourself & your children safe from harm.

    Call: 01822 614210 / 01837 658621

  • Revenge Porn Helpline

    Revenge Porn
    We can assist victims who have had their intimate images shared online without their consent. We provide advice, signposting and practical assistance in removing content online.

    Call: 0845 6000 459

  • Devon Family Resource

    Devon Family Resource

    We understand that the effects of domestic abuse are felt down the generations
    We can help survivors of domestic abuse whether you have experienced it as an adult or a child. We know that such experiences have an impact on your ability and confidence to parent effectively. We give practical advice as well as emotional support. We are experts at dealing with challenging parenting situations.

    Call: 01392 205800

  • Christine Fritsch

    Christine Fritsch

    Specialist domestic abuse counselling
    If you have been affected by domestic abuse and you need a safe place to talk about what happened to you and how this has affected you, counselling may give you this space. You will not be judged as I understand that domestic abuse is never the fault of the person on the receiving end but always the responsibility of the abuser! I have been supporting victims and survivors of domestic abuse for 10 years and am fully aware about the impact that domestic abuse can have on a person.

    Call: 07578 737375

  • Brook


    Abuse of any kind, whoever the abuser might be, is unacceptable. No one has the right to hurt you or make you do anything that feels wrong and it is never your fault.
    Brook 1-1 works with young people (11-25) in a confidential setting of your choice to provide non-judgmental advice, information and guidance around any issue relating to sex and relationships. Our mission is to support young people to make informed, active choices about their personal and sexual relationships so they can enjoy their sexuality without harm. if you would like one of our Brook 1-1 workers to come and visit you then please get in touch

    Call: 01209 710088

  • Remembering Our Roots CIC

    Remembering Our Roots CIC

    1 to 1 Bushcraft, Survival Skills & Mentoring
    We provide opportunities for victims of crime to spend time reconnecting to nature, reflecting & coming to terms with their experiences and learning tools to help them to move forwards positively, joyfully and confidently with their lives. Depending on the individual, we will recommend which of our team could be most appropriate for you. Between us we have qualifications & experience in Counselling, Eco-Therapy, Bushcraft & Survival, Mythological Storytelling & Life-Coaching.

    Call: 07854 102646

  • Citizens Advice Devon

    Citizens Advice Devon

    Find out what your rights are if your relationship has broken down, for example whether you can stay in the family home or who the children should live with. You can also find out how to deal with things like making a will, registering a birth or changing your name, and where else to go for help.

    Call: 03444 111 444