Domestic Abuse

This is a crime and it can affect anyone.

Kent Police will respond to your call and can arrest anyone committing offences against you.

In an emergency dial 999 or 101 for non-emergencies. You can also speak to someone online at www.kent.police.uk

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There are other agencies who work with Kent Police to support you:

  • National Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0808 2000 247
  • Domestic Abuse Support Services in Kent and Medway: www.domesticabuseservices.org.uk/ 
  • Victim Support: 0808 168 9111 www.victimsupport.org.uk
  • Broken Rainbow: www.brokenrainbow.org.uk
  • Childline: 0800 1111

Action Needed Immediately (ANI)

On the 14th January the Safeguarding Minister, Victoria Atkins launched a scheme with independent pharmacies and Boots to launch a Domestic Abuse “ASK for ANI” code word scheme.   

From 14th January, victims of domestic abuse will be able to access much needed support from thousands of pharmacies across the UK, backed by the government.

For more information on ANI PLEASE CLICK HERE

 

West Kent Domestic Abuse One Stop Shop - Online Help

Join weekly Zoom meetings to access support from police and legal experts and get advice on housing, home security, refuge living, money matters and much more...

Sessions take place every Wednesday between 9:30am-noon.

For details visit www.tmbc.gov.uk, www.tunbridgewells.gov.uk, www.sevenoaks.gov.uk and search for Domestic Abuse. Or call: 0333 010 4660.