Help and support to deal with domestic abuse

Help is available.

  • Do you think you might be experiencing domestic violence and abuse
  • Are you worried about someone you know
  • Do you think you are treating a partner, ex partner or family member badly

Warwickshire Against Domestic Abuse

  • A freephone helpline is available 0800 408 1552 (Calls from most landlines to the freephone number are free and not shown on bills. If in doubt, or you are calling from a mobile, please check with your telephone provider.)
  • The helpline is open Monday to Friday 9:00am to 9:00pm and Saturday 8:00am to 4:00pm

Domestic Abuse Counselling Service (DACS)

  • Telephone 024 7635 1137 (this number will be shown on an itemised bill) or 024 7632 7647
  • Support and advice available Monday to Friday 9am to 1pm 
  • Address The Loft, 60 George Street, Bedworth, CV12 8EA
  • 24-hour National Domestic Violence Freephone Helpline 0808 2000 247
  • Find out how to access a refuge
  • Please note that DACS have currently paused referrals until early 2024. 

Refuge - Domestic Violence Service Warwickshire 

Refuge deliver open access advice, information and support for anyone concerned about domestic violence and abuse in the county. Services they provide include: 

  • Outreach support, drop-ins and group work programmes 
  • Specialist advocacy for high risk victims of domestic violence and abuse 
  • Specialist support for male, BME and LGBT victims
  • Management of the Sanctuary Scheme 
  • Coordination of Warwickshire's MARACs (Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conferences) 
  • Refuge accommodation for women that need to escape domestic violence and abuse on an emergency basis 

All services can be contacted through the freephone helpline

  • 0800 408 1552
  • Monday to Friday, from 8:30am to 8:30pm and Saturday from 10:00am to 4:00pm

Remember domestic violence can take a number of different forms. Physical violence is only one type of domestic violence and abuse.