Colchester & Tendring Women's Refuge

We can provide safe, emergency accommodation for women and children suffering from domestic abuse, as well as offer advice, help and support to safely remain at home if you are not yet ready to leave.

Telephone: 01206 500 585

Website: www.colchester-refuge.org.uk

Essex Compass

Are you concerned about domestic abuse during this time?

Telephone: 0330 333 7444

Website: www.essexcompass.org.uk

Victim Support

As an independent charity, Victim Support work towards a world where people affected by crime or traumatic events get the support they need and the respect they deserve. They help people feel safer and find the strength to move beyond crime.

Surrey Supportline: 0808 168 9274
Lines are open 09:00 – 19:00, Monday – Friday

If you need support outside of our open hours, call our support line on –
0808 168 9111

Website: www.victimsupport.org.uk

Social Care (Child and Adult)

Are you worried an adult or child may be at risk of abuse or neglect?

Telephone: 0345 603 7627 (Child)

Telephone: 0345 603 7630 (Adult)

Website: www.essex.gov.uk


Solace Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARCs) provide local communities with a safe, discreet and caring environment to support victims of rape and sexual assault. .

Website: www.solacesarc.org.uk