There are a number of services available to help people at risk of domestic violence.
24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline:
Telephone: 0808 2000 247
Adult Abuse Reporting Line
For reporting suspected cases of abuse of vulnerable adults, such as abuse of older people, people with learning disabilities or people with physical disabilities. See also Protection of vulnerable adults.
Telephone: 020 8760 5697
A National Helpline for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people who experience domestic violence.
Telephone: 0300 999 5428
For members of the public to pass on anonymous information on perpetrators of crime.
Telephone: 0800 555 111
Croydon Sanctuary Project
Can help people who are already a resident in Croydon.
Telephone: 020 8726 6100
Croydon University Hospital A&E
new number from September 2012 - 020 8401 3016 / 3601.
Offers a family support advice service, as well as advocacy, an informal counselling service and practical support to individual families and a parenting group programme.
Telephone: 020 8688 5151
Croydon Women's Aid
Provides emergency accommodation for women at risk of domestic violence, however, you must be referred by the Refuge. National Hotline Telephone: 0345 023468
Croydon Women's Aid Lay Advocacy Service
Provides help to empower and support people experiencing domestic violence who wish to access civil and criminal action against partners (including same sex relationships).
Family Justice Centre
Offers victims of domestic violence, and their families, easy access to essential services under one roof in a supportive, comfortable and understanding environment.
Telephone: 020 8688 0100
Provides follow-up support and advice to victims of hate crimes, including racism.
Telephone: 020 8681 7711
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