What is Domestic Violence?
'Domestic Violence' is the act of controlling or threatening behaviour between anyone aged 16 or over who are family members or have been intimate partners. This can include the following types of abuse:
- Domestic Abuse Against the Disabled
- Forced Marriage
- Elder Abuse
- 'Honour' based violence
How Do I Report Domestic Violence?
If you are a victim of domestic violence, or think that someone you know is, or simply want further information, please contact us on 020 8915 2000 Your call will be treated in strictest confidence and you will contacted by telephone by a member of the anti-social behaviour team.
What We Will Do
We work closely with a variety of free support services which are available to any person affected by domestic abuse.
These services aim to help residents deal with the aftermath of domestic abuse by empowering them to make positive changes to re-claim their lives and to focus on positive life goals.
The service is for residents affected by domestic abuse and includes residents who:
- Are coming out of a refuge or other safe, temporary accommodation (e.g. a friend's house) and taking up a tenancy
- Have left a shared home to set up on their own
- Are living alone after the abusive partner has left
- Still in the abusive home but are considering leaving
Useful Contact Numbers
- Domestic Violence One Stop Shop - 020 8685 1637
- National Domestic Violence Helpline - 080 8200 0247
- Victim Support - 020 7801 1777
- Police - 999
Last Updated: Tuesday 06 May 2014