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Domestic Abuse Service

We provide a specialist domestic abuse service to support Deaf people in finding safety and security.

Our service was previously known as DeafHope.

Information for professionals

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Where to find our services

  • Cheshire
  • Cumbria
  • Greater Manchester
  • Lancashire
  • Merseyside

  • Durham
  • Tyne & Wear
  • Yorkshire

  • Birmingham
  • Shropshire
  • Staffordshire
  • Walsall
  • Warwickshire
  • Wolverhampton

  • Bristol
  • Devon
  • Dorset
  • Gloucestershire
  • Somerset
  • Wiltshire

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  • Bedfordshire
  • Berkshire
  • Buckinghamshire
  • East Sussex
  • Essex
  • Hampshire
  • Hertfordshire
  • Kent
  • London
  • Oxfordshire
  • Surrey
  • West Sussex

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Remote services are available everywhere, but these areas ONLY offer remote support.

  • Cornwall / Devon
  • Herefordshire
  • Isle of Wight
  • Leicestershire
  • Lincolnshire
  • Norfolk
  • Northamptonshire
  • Northumberland
  • Worcestershire
  • Suffolk
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For support in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, please contact the organisations listed below:

If you are not sure what is available in your area, please contact us. Our team will connect you with the right service in your area.

What We Do

We provide the only domestic abuse service that specialises in supporting Deaf people. We provide support across England.

Everybody we work with has their own dedicated worker. This worker will create a safety and support plan by assessing your support needs and by discussing the things you want to happen. Having this plan allows you to understand what is in place to keep you safe. 

We can offer support and advice linked to housing, children, therapy and the legal system. Your dedicated worker can also work with you when dealing with other agencies such as the police. 

We also provide prevention workshops in schools, colleges, and within the Deaf community. Our staff are working to raise awareness amongst young Deaf people using BSL, as we believe this information should be shared in their first language.


BSL resources and short films about topics related to domestic abuse

Contact our Domestic Abuse Team

If you are in an abusive relationship or think you might be, please contact us.

Text 07800 003421

Confidentiality is important to us. For more information, please read our privacy statement.

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