Are you a victim/survivor of domestic abuse or are you worried about someone experiencing domestic abuse?
Domestic Abuse is any incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive or threatening behaviour, violence or abuse between those aged 16 or over who are or have been intimate partners or family members regardless of gender or sexuality.
FJC: The centre is run by a skilled experienced team that works to provide you and your family access to support services. Our aim is to listen and respond to your needs in a safe way.
Drop-in and phone lines opening times
Monday, Wednesday, Friday – 9am to 5pm
Tuesday and Thursday – 8am to 7pm
Telephone: 020 8688 0100
The 24 hour National domestic helpline: The helpline can give support, help and information over the telephone, wherever the caller might be in the country.
Telephone: 0808 2000 247
Freedom Programme: Supporting women who have been victims of domestic violence.
RASAC: The RASAC Crisis centre in Croydon provides specialist support to female survivors of sexual violence.
Telephone: 0808 802 9999
RESPECT: Behaviour-change courses run in small groups for perpetrators of domestic violence.
Family support services
CVA: promoting, support and developing effective voluntary action, community development and community involvement for the benefit of the whole community.
Women and Girls network: offering counselling and support for women who have experienced gender based violence.
Honour Based Violence: support and advice for victims of honour based violence.
Female Genital Violence: for anyone seeking advice or information on female genital violence.
Telephone: 0800 028 3550 (24-hour free helpline)
Samaritans: Support for individuals in their time of need.
Telephone: 08457 90 90 90
Crime Stoppers: For members of the public to pass on anonymous information on perpetrators of crime.
Telephone: 0800 555 111
Are you supporting someone who may be a victim of domestic abuse or sexual violence?
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Croydon supports White Ribbon campaign
The council is a keen supporter of the White Ribbon charity, which is run by a group of men with a simple message – there is no excuse for violence against women.
They have pledged to never condone it, or to stand by when they know it is happening.