Victims of domestic abuse

6th May 2020

For victims of domestic abuse, home may not be the safe place it should be.

We can help and support you if you are experiencing domestic abuse, you can contact Northumbria Police by telephone on 101, or online via

However, in an emergency, always call 999. If you dial 999 and are unable to speak, the emergency operator will ask you to dial 55 and to follow their instruction to quickly put you in touch with Police.

For support, you can call the National Domestic Abuse Helpline on 0808 2000 247 and support is also available locally by calling the numbers below.

If you are committing abuse and feel like you need help and want to change, you can contact Respect on 0808 8024040.

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