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Domestic abuse support

Domestic abuse affects the whole family. Don't suffer in silence, talk to someone that can help.  In an emergency, always dial 999.


  • Domestic violence and abuse can be actual or threatened and can happen once every so often or on a regular basis
  • It can happen to anyone, in all kinds of relationships 
  • People suffer domestic abuse regardless of their social group, class, age, race, disability, sexuality or lifestyle 
  • The abuse can begin at any time – in new relationships or after many years together 
  • Children are affected by domestic abuse both in the short and long term

Support services and contact details:

Refuge Warrington Independent Domestic Violence Abuse (IDVA) service - 01925 243359 -

Cheshire Police - 101 (non emergency)

Warrington Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre - 01925 221546

Warrington Women's Aid Refuge - 01925 417138 -
Safe, temporary accommodation for women and their children experiencing domestic abuse. Support and advice to men experiencing domestic abuse.  

Housing Plus - 01925 246868
Independent housing advice and services including a sanctuary scheme

Victim Support - 0151 424 2785 (24 hours answer phone)

National 24-hour Domestic Violence Helpline - 0808 2000 247 (freephone)

Men's Advice Line - 0808 801 0327
support for male victims of domestic abuse

Mankind - 01823 334244 -

Karma Nirvana Honour Network Helpline - 0800 5999 247 -
Support for victims and survivors of forced marriage and honour based abuse 

Respect - 0808 802 4040 -
Support for men and women facing up to abusive behaviour towards a partner 

National Centre for Domestic Violence (NCDV) Injunctions - 0844 8044 999

The Hideout -
Support for children and young people 

NSPCC - 0800 028 3550
Female genital mutilation 24 hour helpline

Warrington Domestic Abuse Partnership - 01925 443124

Related information

Reporting abuse of children, young people and vulnerable adults