Useful Phone Numbers

SUFFOLK DOMESTIC ABUSE – HELPLINE – FREEPHONE 24/7   

0800 977 5690

National 24 Hour Domestic Abuse Helpline 0808 2000 247

Domestic Abuse Services

CALL US – Waveney Domestic Violence & Abuse Forum – 01502 572143 or 07906 for Support, Advice & Guidance, Trauma Therapy, Endeavour Male Survivors Programme, & Caring Dads – Office hours Monday to Friday

Anglia Care Trust – Male, Female or Family – 0800 977 5690

Leeway Outreach Service – 0300 561 0077

Freedom Programme – Liberty Project – 0845 467 1420

Lighthouse Women’s Aid – 01473 228270

Nationwide Women’s Aid – 0808 2000 247

Local Domestic Abuse Team Officer – 01986 835170

Karma Nirvana – 0800 5999 247 – Honour crimes and forced marriage

PHOEBE Black and Ethnic Minority – 01473 231566

Victim Support – Norfolk & Suffolk Victim Care – 0300 303 3706

Action for Elder Abuse – 0808 808 8141

Respect Men’s Advice Line – 0808 801 0327

Respect – National Perpetrator Support – 0808 802 4040

Norfolk & Suffolk LGBT Project – 01603 219299

Galop – National LGBT Domestic Abuse Helpline – 0800 999 5428


Sexual Abuse Services

Suffolk Rape Crisis –  counselling service         Confidential Helpline – 0800 0850 520

Office Number – 01473 231200

Survivors in Transition – childhood sexual abuse – 07765 052282

The Ferns Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) – 0300 123 5058

Sue Lambert Trust Norfolk Counselling Service – 01603 622406

Make A Change Team – 01473 263 507


Children Affected By Abuse

Children (0-5) and Young People Service – 01502 674700

Childline – 0800 1111

NSPCC – 0800 800 5000

Suffolk Parent Carer Network – 01473 345375


Young People’s Services

 

Respect Young People’s Service – 0808 802 4040   email:Respect.uk.net

Inspire Suffolk (Lowestoft, Colville House) 01502 449830   (Ipswich HQ) 01473 353194

YMCA – 01502 558116

Suffolk Young People’s Health Project (4YP) – 01473 252607


Health & Wellbeing Services

NHS Wellbeing – 0300 123 1503  www.wellbeingnandw.co.uk

Suffolk Wellbeing Service – 0300 123 1781

NHS Non-Emergency – 111

James Paget Hospital (General) – 01493 452452

James Paget Hospital (Midwives) – 01493 453933

Carlton Court Hospital (Mental Health) – 01502 527474

Mencap – 0808 808 1111

Mencap Halesworth – 01986 874074

MIND – 01493 842129

East Coast Community Health (ECCH) – Reception – 01502 445445

Health Visitors & School Nurses – 0345 607 8866

Social Care (Customer First) – 0808 800 4005

Turning Point (Drug & Alcohol Services) – 01502 531138

Terence Higgins Trust – 0808 802 1221


Other Support Services

SSAFA – Support for forces & their families – Suffolk 01787 377850

        Norfolk 01603 403322

Age UK – Suffolk – 01473 351234

Debtline – 0808 808 4000

D.A.N.E.S (Disability Advice North East Suffolk) – 01502 511333

Brainwave – Supporting People with Brain Injury – 01502 217286

Hate Crime Team – 01473 613500 or 101

VoiceAbility Total Voice Suffolk (Advocacy) – 01473 857631

Lowestoft Food Bank  – 07307 866146

Rural Food Bank – 07484 394749

Citizens Advice Bureau – 01502 518510

Fire Safety  – 01473 260588

Home Start – Support & Friendship for Families – 01502 507988/01502 507989

Suffolk Family Care – 01473 835477

GYROS – multiple services for migrant population & workers, all ethnicities, interpreters & immigration support –  01493 745260

Restitute – Support for Family, carers & friends of Domestic and sexual abuse victims in Suffolk & Norfolk – Contact: Restitute.org/contact-restitute


Befriending Services

Age UK Ipswich – 01473 353061/51

Lowestoft Community Church – 01502 537527


Service Improvements & Comments

Police Crime Commissioner – 01473 782773

Peter Aldous (MP for Waveney) – 01502 586568


Crisis Intervention Services

Police, Fire and Ambulance – 999

Mental Health Crisis Team – 01493 337698

ChildLine – 0800 1111

Samaritans – 01502 500800

NSPCC – 0808 800 5000

Shelter – 0808 800 4444

RSPCA – 0300 1234 555

 


Emergency Housing Refuge

Liberty Project North Suffolk – 0845 467 1420

Lighthouse Women’s Aid South Suffolk – 01473 745111

Bury St Edmunds Women’s Aid West Suffolk – 01284 753085

Leeway Norfolk – 0300 561 0077

Somewhere Safe To Stay Hub in partnership with East Suffolk Council – 07827 995529

East Suffolk Council – 0800 440 2516


General Housing Support

East Suffolk Council – 03330 162000

Home Group Housing Support – 01502 589671

Access Community Trust – Hostels Temporary Housing – 01502 527200


Legal/Court Advice & Support   

Rights of Women – Helping Women through the law – Family law – 0207 251 6577

Criminal Courts

Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) – 01473 282100

Witness Care –  supporting witnesses through the court – 01603 276992

 

Witness Service (also provide outreach) Support at court as a witness  

                                                                                    Gt Yarmouth 0300 332 1208

Norwich  0300 332 1294

 Ipswich 0300 332 1233

Civil/Family Court

Civil Legal Advice – 0345 345 4345

Family Court Helpdesk – enquiries@norwich.countycourt.gsi.gov.uk

Norfolk Central Victim & Witness Support Team – 01603 276992