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Domestic abuse

What to do if you experience domestic violence

Domestic abuse

Domestic abuse can include:

  • emotional abuse
  • threats and intimidation
  • physical abuse
  • sexual violence

You can find out more about recognising domestic abuse on the women's aid website.

Where you can get help

For help 24 hours a day, you can call the National Domestic Violence Helpline on 0808 2000 247.

If the situation is not an emergency but you need to call the police, please phone 101.

If you, or anyone else, is at immediate risk of harm, phone the police on 999.

If you feel you can't stay in your home, we may be able to help. Don't give up your home until you've spoken to us, or been given advice from the domestic abuse helpline.

If you need to urgently leave your home and have no-where to go, you can:

Domestic abuse disclosure (Clare's Law)

If you're in a relationship and concerned your partner may be abusive towards you, you can ask the police to disclose information about them. You can also ask for information if you're concerned about someone else, such as a family member.

For more info please visit the Norfolk Police website.

Further information

For more information about domestic abuse, please visit the following websites: