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Domestic abuse



These pages are designed to help you get confidential HELP NOW and to also raise awareness about such issues in YOUR school. 


It's the people who make the business… If a member of your staff is affected by domestic violence: It's Your Business

 TEL: 0300 777 4 777


Twelves Company Transforming Lives Together 



  7% of women and 5% of men aged 16 to 59 were victims of domestic abuse in that one year alone ( 2011/2012)



Agencies     Line Manager Guidance




This service offers free confidential support run by women for women and teenage girls who have experiences any form of sexual violence or abuse at any time. Tel:01208 77099


The SUsie Project works with survivors of domestic violence/abuse who no longer live with their abuser. They offer various options to help survivors regain their self esteem and confidence. Tel:01872 225629


Cornwall Rape & sexual Abuse Centre is a counselling and support service for survivors of past or present rape,sexual abuse and sexual assault. They counsel men, women and young people. Tel:01872 262100


ESTEEM is a confidential support & advice service for men who experience domestic abuse in Cornwall.ESTEEM aims to reduce the risk of serious emotional or physical injury to men in Cornwall.Tel:01209 212 540


Confidential helpline for men. Offers emotional support and practical advice.Tel: 0808 801 0327


Offers support for members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) communities and their family and friends. Tel: 0300 999 4428


Support victims and survivors of forced marriage and honour based abuse.Tel: 0800 599 9247


Unity is the first and only black and minority ethnic lead organisation in Cornwall. Their aim is to support cultural activities through advice, information, advocacy and to ensure the needs, concerns, opinions and ideas of the black Asian and ethnic minorities and their communities are heard in a variety of forums that will bring about positive change. Muslim and South Asian Women's Support Group.Tel: 01872 264232



Children & Young People

Women's Aid have created this space to help children and young people to understand domestic abuse, and how to take positive action if it's happening to you.This site will also give you information on who to talk to make you safe. Click HERE to watch video's made by young people who have survived domestic abuse. 


The MARU provides a multi-disciplinary response to concerns about the safety of a child. If you wish to report an incidence of abuse or neglect, please contact the Multi Agency Referral Unit (MARU) on Tel: 0300 123 1116. To make an online referral click HERE





Line Manager Guidance



What is Domestic Abuse

Professional Referral Form


Power & Control 

Cycle of Abuse


Leaflets and Posters

 The following posters will allow you to raise awareness of Domestic Abuse in your workplace.

  1. Emotional Abuse
  2. Stalking
  3. Financial Blackmail 
  4. Domestic Abuse
  5. Recognise a friend in need
  6. Spotted the warning signs
  7. Clinically depressed
  8. Only Friend is a ripped teddy
  9. Puts on a brave face 
  10. Domestic Violence

These posters are to raise awareness ONLY, if you need HELP NOW please call

TEL:0300 777 4 777





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