Get Help

‘It’s not over yet however, I have found I am a much stronger person and can deal with it with the support I receive’ – Service user August 2014.

Sheffield Domestic Abuse Helpline on 0808 808 2241

Monday – Friday : 8am – 8pm (not bank holidays), Saturday & Sunday 8am – 4pm

You can talk to us about the abuse and work through which services might work best for you with an experienced helpline worker. Or you can email the helpline on help@sheffielddact.org.uk to ask for advice and information.
girl-phoneThe helpline offers:

  • advice, support and safety for people experiencing domestic and sexual abuse
  • Advice and support on keeping yourself safe.
  • a service to women, men, children, young people, practitioners and worried family members
  • up-to-date access to services in Sheffield and available refuge spaces

If you phone the helpline and we can’t speak your language we can arrange an interpreter. You can also email us in your language, we will translate it and get back to you.

Domestic Abuse Outreach Service

Sheffield also has a city-wide outreach service(phone 0114 270 6999)for women and men which offers:

  • ongoing emotional support
  • practical support around housing, benefits, legal services and schools
  • safety planning
  • help with children

Sheffield Area Refuge And Support (SARAS)

SARAS offer a safe, supportive space for women and their children to live after leaving abusive relationships.

Referral line: 0114 242 6887

Website currently under construction: www.SARAS.org.uk

Email: mail@SARAS.org.uk

Other Sheffield Services

You can also contact other services in Sheffield directly. Information about services and contact details can be found in this Support Section, listed under women, children and men. Alternatively, if you know which service you want, you can telephone them from the following list or use the following links.

ADAF: Domestic Abuse Floating Support Service: 0114 249 0222


Action Domestic Abuse Service – Outreach Project: 0114 270 6999


Ashiana Sheffield: 0114 255 5740


Homeless Services (SCC): 0114 273 5142/5406 Out of Hours: 0800 7311 689


Independent Domestic Violence Advocacy Service (IDVAS): 0114 249 3920


NSPCC Young People Centre : 0114 228 9200


Sanctuary Scheme: 0114 273 5335


Sexual Assault Referral Centre for South Yorkshire : 0330 223 3193


Sheffield Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre: Helpline: 0808 802 0013


Sheffield Women’s Counselling and Therapy Service: 0114 275 2157


Sheffield Working Women’s Opportunities Project: 0114 275 2040


VIDA Sheffield: 0114 275 0101


Young Women’s Housing Project: 0114 268 0580


Youth Offending Service0114 243 5597 / 283 5927