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Other ways to get support
Get advice in a safe space
You can go to any Boots or Superdrug store and ask to use their consultation room or safe space at the healthcare counter. Other pharmacies and TSB bank are also participating in this scheme.
You can find specialist information about domestic abuse support in the consultation room and contact a domestic abuse charity.
Find a safe space by visiting UK SAYS NO MORE.
Local support and services
You can talk to a doctor, health visitor or midwife if you are experiencing domestic abuse or contact the following organisations.
Leeway is a Norfolk based charity that supports adults and young people looking to break free from domestic abuse.
Website: www.leewaysupport.org (quick exit button is available)
Call: 0300 561 0077 (24 hours)
The Pandora Project offers advice, support and information to women and children affected by domestic abuse living in west Norfolk or parts of North Norfolk.
Call: 01553 886226
Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 9am to 1pm
The Harbour Centre
The Harbour Centre is a sexual assault referral centre.
Call: 0845 456 4810
The Sue Lambert Trust
The Sue Lambert Trust for survivors of sexual abuse.
Call: 01603 622406
Norfolk and Suffolk Victim Care
The Norfolk and Suffolk Victim Care covers all of Norfolk and Suffolk. They provide free, confidential support services to help victims and witnesses of crime.
Call 101 - this is a non-emergency police number.
National Centre for Domestic Violence
The National Centre for Domestic Violence (NCDV) specialises in helping victims of domestic abuse obtain injunctions from court to protect them from further abuse. Meeting with solicitors and proceeding through the court system can be a daunting prospect for anybody. The NCDV aims to make the whole experience fast, friendly and worthwhile. Their free service is available to everybody regardless of age, race, religion, gender or sexual orientation.
Emergency telephone: 08009 70 20 70
Text: NCDV to 6077
Non-emergency telephone: 08709 22 07 04
National Domestic Abuse Helpline
Run by Refuge, women can call the freephone National Domestic Abuse Helpline. The staff will offer confidential, non-judgemental information and support.
Call: 0808 2000 247 at any time day or night.
Men's Advice Line
Men can call Men's Advice Line for non-judgemental information and support.
Call: 0808 8010 327
Monday and Wednesday from 9am to 8pm
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9am to 5pm
Men can also call ManKind.
Call: 0182 3334 244
Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm
Call Galop if you identify as LGBT+ for emotional and practical support.
Call: 0800 999 5428
Anyone can call Karma Nirvana for forced marriage and honour crimes.
Call: 0800 5999 247
Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm
Forced Marriage Unit
To speak to the GOV.UK Forced Marriage Unit.
Call: 020 7008 0151