If you or someone you know is experiencing abuse, help is out there, you aren't alone.
Peterborough Women's Aid
Peterborough Women's Aid (PWA) provide safe and stable refuge accommodation for women and children fleeing high risk domestic abuse potentially at risk of homicide. PWA has delivered services since 1975.
Their refuge accommodation comprises of 8 self-contained rooms for women and their children, supplemented by communal areas and facilities and on average supporting the throughput of approximately 31 women survivors and 50 children per year.
Through their advice line they can offer short term support for around 2 weeks, to women and men, whether you have children or not.
Their Advice Line is open from 9:30am – 4pm Monday-Friday
Peterborough Women's Aid offer advice and guidance on a range of situations and can also signpost you to relevant services.
They offer practical support, such as changing locks, fitting alarms to doors and windows of your home and they can support you to apply for various orders (non-molestation etc) also offering guidance around court.
Through the advice line you can also access their group work, the Own My Life course.
This is a 12-week course held on Zoom by their Domestic Abuse Support Lead and you can find out more about this on the Own My Life webpage here.
Advice line 01733 894964 (Open from 9:30-4pm Mon-Fri)
IMPAKT Housing and Support to provide a countywide mobile advocacy/outreach service offering a range of support to victims and survivors of domestic abuse.
The Domestic Abuse Support Service (DASS) will work in a trauma informed way to understand the needs and wishes of the individual and develop appropriate support and safety plans.
DASS will offer support with issues around home security to help survivors remain safely in their own homes where appropriate, accessing benefits and signposting or referral to specialist services such as legal representation, mental health and substance misuse. DASS will also be offering drop-in services in partnership with other specialist services across the county.
D.A.S.S - Domestic Abuse Support Service Cambridge City, South Cambridgeshire, East Cambridgeshire Peterborough, Huntingdon & Fenland Call 0300 3731073 or visit https://impakt.org.uk/domestic-abuse/ where you can fill out a self-referral form here to get help whilst you remain in the relationship, or if you wish to leave, they will help you do it safely.
Cambridge Women’s Aid (City/South/East) 01223 361214 www.cambridgewa.org.uk
Peterborough Rape Crisis 01733 852578 www.caprcp.org.uk
Victim & Witness Hub 0800 781 6818 https://www.cambsvictimservices.co.uk/support-for-victims/victims-and-witness-hub
PEGS (Parental Education Growth Support) is committed to supporting parents, carers and guardians impacted by Child to Parent Abuse. through a range of online services. https://www.pegsupport.co.uk/how-pegs-help
FLOWS which stands for Finding Legal Options for Women Survivors, is a legal support service, designed to help protect women against domestic abuse.
Phone: 0203 745 7707 Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm or email firstname.lastname@example.org