Domestic abuse can take any form - psychological, physical, sexual, financial and emotional.
Domestic abuse or violence is a crime - if you're in immediate danger, call 999.
Support can also be sought through the English National Domestic Violence Helpline on 0808 2000 247.
My Sister’s Place’ provides support services to women over 16 years who are or have suffered domestic abuse. Visit www.mysistersplace.org.uk or call 01642 241 864.
The Respect Phoneline is a confidential helpline for domestic violence perpetrators, male or female, wishing to address their violence and abuse. Call freephone 0808 802 4040 Monday to Friday.
Hart Gables aims to provide support and inclusion to lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender individuals of all ages, and the wider community in the Teesside area. Visit www.hartgables.org.uk or call 01642 675509.
Arch is a specialist provider of free, confidential sexual violence support services across Teesside, offering support to men and women over 14 who have suffered rape or sexual abuse at any time in their lives. Visit www.archnortheast.org or call 01642 822331.
Tees Valley women’s Centre is the only “women only” space in Teesside, providing a holistic approach to all women’s issues. Visit www.tvwc.org.uk or call 01642 296166.