Agency Resources

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AA (Alcoholics Anonymous)
Open meetings take place on a Friday evening at 7pm at Grimsby Business Centre, King Edward Street, Grimsby, DN31 3JH
01472 362058
Drug & alcohol support, advice & information
01472 266540
Affordable Justice
If you cannot get legal aid – this organisation can help you – offering substantially reduced legal costs – visit – they are based in Hull but are accessible to any woman.
01482 711003
Blue Door (IDVA & ISVA service)
Support to anyone that has experienced domestic abuse and sexual violence
0800 197 4787
Citizens Advice – DA Worker – Jo 0800 144 8848
Child to Parent Violence – Who’s In Charge
‘Who’s in Charge’ is a 9 week child to parent violence (CPV) programme aimed at parents whose children are being abusive or violent toward them or who appear out of parental control.
Call 07769 681025
Domestic Abuse Police Officer 01472 266540
Accommodation and support for young people
01472 321444
Drop In Sessions (Domestic Abuse) (link to page)
Freedom Programme (link to page)
Harbour Place
Night shelter & Outreach service for those facing homelessness
01472 355234
Homeless Department – NE Lincs Council
Women’s Aid staff have access to Housing Support Officers who can help regarding your housing situation. Alternatively you can visit to find out more information about your housing needs relating to domestic abuse.
01472 326296 (Option 1)
Lincolnshire Housing Partnership (LHP) 0345 604 1472
Longhurst & Havelok Homes 0800 111 4013
Mental Health Crisis Team 01472 256256 (Option 3)
NSPCC 01472 803500
Open Door – Health Centre 01472 722000
Open Minds – Mental Health Support 01472 625100
Outreach Support (Domestic Abuse) (link to page)
Rape Crisis (Blue Door) 0800 197 4787
Refuge (link to page)
Reform Programme (Perpetrators)
A domestic abuse prevention programme for men and women who want to take positive steps to address their abusive behaviours in relationships.
07769 681025
SaferNEL – Council webpage
Includes safeguarding children info
SaferNEL – Policies & Procedures
SaferNEL – Domestic Abuse info
Salvation Army 01472 289279
Samaritans 01472 353111
Victim Support 0300 303 1976
Black & Minority Ethnic Women
Support information for black minority ethnic women is available from National Women’s Aid
The Women’s Aid survivors handbook is available to download in 11 languages
Children experiencing abuse
National Women’s Aid run a support website called The Hideout for children living in violent homes
Coercive Control
Information about Coercive Control
DASH Risk Assessment
SafeLives short video – An introduction to assessing risk in domestic abuse cases
Domestic Abuse Bill
This bill was published in draft in January 2019 – there are also factsheets available on this Government website
Educational Toolkit – Expect Respect
Women’s Aid and The Body Shop developed the Expect Respect toolkit to support practitioners working with children or young people.  You can download worksheets and lesson plans from reception age to Year 13.
FGM (Female Genital Mutilation)
Support and information is available on the NHS website 
There is also a lot of information on the World Health Organisation website
Forced Marriages
Help and information are available from the Government website about forced marriages 
Homicide Reviews
Government website links and information to homicide reviews – key findings, research and guidance
Legal Advice
Rights of Women offer a free and confidential legal advice telephone helpline &  website  –  See ‘What Support is Available’ to find out about local legal help
LGBT+ Support
The LGBT+ Switchboard offer free and confidential phone & message support
SafeLives short video – Young people discussing domestic abuse in LGBT relationships
Male victims of domestic abuse
The Mens Advice Line offer free and confidential phone & message support
SafeLives short video – What is a MARAC?
SafeLives short video – Roles & information in a MARAC Meeting
SafeLives short video – Action Planning during a MARAC meeting
Mental Health Support Line
Mind offer free and confidential phone and message support to anyone experiencing mental health difficulties
On-line & digital abuse safety info
Women’s Aid have a web page of information about staying safe online including a printable guide available to download
Perpetrator Support 0808 802 4040
Free and confidential support is available from Respect for anyone who wants advice and information to help them stop being violent and abusive to their partner
Pets & Animals
A pet fostering scheme may be available to those who are experiencing abuse and can’t leave the home because of their pets.  Advice & informtion is available from The Dog’s Trust – Freedom Project
Risk Assessment – DASH
SafeLives  short video –An introduction to assessing risk in domestic abuse cases
SafeLives are a UK-wide charity dedicated to ending domestic abuse by supporting people to become safe, well and rebuild their lives.
Statistics – There are many DA statistics available on the internet
This link is to the Office for National Statistics where you can read or download Domestic Abuse information from England & Wales – March 2018
Survivors Handbook
The National Women’s Aid survivors handbook is available to download in 11 languages.
Young People
Respect Not Fear offers support for young people
Riseabove – has lots of info about relationships, love, sex, and friendship.
The National Youth Advocacy Service has a national helpline for young people
SafeLives short video – Young persons risk assessment checklist
SafeLives short video – An insight from young people about recovering from abuse
Agency Checklist Local 2019
Information about supporting victims of domestic abuse (Local WA)
Child Contact document National
‘Child First’ – Safe Child Contact Saves Lives (National Women’s Aid)
DASH – Guidance and questions by SafeLives
Domestic Abuse – Safeguarding Children Board document (NELC) 2019
Domestic Abuse Annual Audit National 2019
National Women’s Aid Annual Audit
Domestic Abuse Directory Local 2016
Local directory developed in partnership to assist practitioners
Domestic Abuse Strategy Local 2016-2019
North East Lincs Domestic Abuse Strategy
Freedom Poster to print Local 2019
Freedom poster for agencies to print – leaflets for victims also available locally
Male Victims Toolkit National 2013
A toolkit available for agencies who want to support male victims (Respect)
MARAC Referral Form November 2020
On-line Safety Booklet National 2017
A printable booklet to help victims/survivors with online safety (National WA)
Safety Planning Book Local 2015
Local booklet developed in partnership with survivors to assist survivors and practitioners
Support for women and babies National
An early years toolkit to help support women and babies after domestic abuse (National Women’s Aid)
Survivors Handbook National 2010
Survivors Handbook developed to assist survivors – ALSO available in 11 languages (National Women’s Aid)
Training Workshops Flyer (Coming end Nov) Local Dec 2020
FREE Domestic abuse training workshops – delivered in partnership with NELC & Women’s Aid

If you would like to include any other links that you may have used
that would be useful for agencies and/or practitioners
– please email to

FOR INFORMATION – Women’s Aid does not monitor nor endorse any of the external websites.