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Access support for domestic abuse now

Call the helpline on 0808 808 2241 (Monday – Friday 8:00am – 6:00pm) or see the Get Help section.

In an emergency call 999.

For out of hours housing support call 0800 7311 689. For children and families services call 0114 273 4855

Latest News

New local guidance on ‘asking the question’ and using interpreters.

Two new local guidance documents are now available to download.

We know that it is very easy for people who are suffering abuse to keep it to themselves even when asked directly. Domestic Abuse – Asking the Question guidance is intended to help practitioners think about how to ask about domestic abuse in such a way as to encourage disclosure.

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New Leaflets

Sheffield DACT has produced two new leaflets (click here to access them):

How to spot the signs of domestic abuse and what to do is for professionals and includes information about signs and symptoms but also how to refer and how to recognise risk factors
Welcome to Sheffield is for new arrivals and others for whom pictorial illustrations may be useful for describing what is considered abusive behaviour in Sheffield

If you want hard copies please contact dact@sheffield.org.uk

Our Stories – Domestic Abuse Service User Film

‘Our Stories’ is a film developed by members of the Sheffield Domestic Abuse Service reference group in 2015.

The women involved reflect on their experiences with different agencies and their personal experiences of domestic abuse. They talk about the response of Police, Health and Social Care services to victims.

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