Domestic abuse - resources for professionals

1. Guidelines for professionals

Key documents and information about domestic violence and abuse within Buckinghamshire.

 

Buckinghamshire Domestic Violence and Abuse Strategy 2018 to 2021

The domestic violence and abuse strategy builds on the building blocks of the last strategy and sets out what agencies should be working towards within Buckinghamshire around domestic violence and abuse. 

The vision is to promote a zero tolerance and coordinated response to people at risk of domestic violence or abuse in Buckinghamshire, to seek to ensure that those who are affected are identified, supported, protected and empowered.

Buckinghamshire Domestic Violence and Abuse Strategy 2018 to 2021 HTML

 

Reducing the Risk website

National and local information and advice can be found on the Reducing the Risk website.

Here you will find information about the signs of domestic violence and abuse, local services that can help, honour based abuse, female genital mutilation (FGM), housing, injunctions and more.

 

Help and support

Anyone in immediate danger should phone 999.

If you are in danger and unable to talk on the phone, dial 999 from your mobile and then press 55. This will transfer the call to police, who will assist without the caller having to speak.

Anybody worried about causing harm to the ones they love can get help by contacting Respect Phoneline by calling 0808 802 4040 or visiting them online Respectphoneline.org.

 

Local domestic abuse organisations

Wycombe Women's Aid

Telephone: 01494 461367      
Email: wycombewomensaid.org.uk

Aylesbury Women's Aid

Telephone: 01296 437777       
Email: aylesburywomensaid.org.uk

Give us a Shout

Website: giveusashout.org

AVMKSAASS

Telephone: 01296 719772
Website: avmksaass.org.uk

Victims First

Telephone: 0300 1234 148
Website: victims-first.org.uk

24-hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline

Telephone: 0808 2000 247

 

Young People affected by domestic abuse

Childline

Telephone: 0800 1111
Website: Childline.org 

SAFE

Telephone: 0800 133 7938
Website: Safeproject.org 

 

 

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Last updated: 14 May 2020

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