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Domestic Abuse

Blow the whistle on domestic abuse

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? Help is available.

Talk 2 Someone - 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 9.00 am to 9:00pm and Saturday 8.00 am to 4:00pm

DACS - Domestic Abuse Counselling Service

  • Telephone 024 7635 1137 (this number will be shown on an itemised bill) or 024 7632 7647
  • Support and advice available Monday to Friday 9.00am to 1.00pm 
  • 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

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- Friday 8.30am to 8.30pm and Saturday 10.00am to 4.00pm  (Helpline is closed on a Sunday) 
  • The referrals line for professionals is 0800 408 1552  Monday- Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm 
  • Email- dvsw@refuge.org.uk

For further information regarding services available around Warwickshire for Domestic Abuse victims dowload the advice sheet.

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

Last updated Monday, 24th April 2017

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