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Domestic abuse

Nobody should have to live in fear of abuse. If you are experiencing any form of abuse or violence, get in touch. We can refer you to dedicated agencies who can help.

Is it domestic abuse?

Domestic abuse can be:

  • psychological
  • physical
  • sexual
  • financial
  • emotional

It can be any incident or pattern of incidents where someone experiences controlling, coercive or threatening behaviour, violence or abuse from somebody who was or is an intimate partner or family member.

If you are experiencing domestic abuse, call our team on 0151 290 7000. We can help you find the right support. If you are in immediate danger, call 999.

Bright Sky app

Bright Sky is a free app developed to support those experiencing domestic abuse as well as concerned friends and family members. The secure app has a range of features designed to help you keep track of abuse, access information and find the right help.

Visit the Hestia website to download the app and learn how to keep yourself secure.

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More support

There are a number of dedicated agencies who can offer you support and advice:

National Domestic Violence 
0808 2000 247 (24 hour)

The First Step
0151 548 3333

Men’s Advice Line 
0808 801 0327

RASA Merseyside (Rape and Sexual Assault Advice)
0151 666 1392

PALADIN – National Stalking Advocacy Service
0203 866 4107

LGBT Foundation 
0345 330 30 30

Galop – LGBT+ Anti Violence charity 
0800 999 5428