27 Mar

Safe Newcastle Domestic Abuse Directory

Refuge has reported a 60% increase in calls to their National Abuse Helpline since the start of 2020. 72% were from women who were experiencing violence and abuse. Respect, a charity that runs an advice line for male victims of domestic abuse, says it saw a 70% increase in calls, emails and webchats in 2020.

In Newcastle, there is a range of services to support adult survivors of domestic abuse, children and young people and anyone worried about their own behaviour towards someone in their family. Details of these, and the main national domestic abuse services, are listed in this directory