Support for Abuse

Action on Elder Abuse (AEA)

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A major point to remember – whether you are personally coping with abuse or whether you are concerned about the abuse of another – is that you are not alone. Abusers very often exploit the fact that someone may be (or feel) isolated. They can encourage, emphasise or create dependency in someone in order to […]

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Fresh Start – New Beginnings

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Fresh Start – new beginnings works through Suffolk and Norfolk, and was set up to provide a therapeutic service for children and young people up to 21 years who have reported being sexually abused and to offer support for their families. Our aim is to help children and young people make sense of the confusion […]

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Lighthouse Women’s Aid

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Lighthouse Women’s Aid is a charitable organisation based in Suffolk, UK providing emotional support to women and their children experiencing domestic abuse in their personal or family relationships. We have been providing safe and supportive refuge in Ipswich since 1976. We also offer a range of community services and courses to support women and children […]

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Men’s Advice Line


Help and support for male victims of domestic violence Men’s Advice Line: a confidential helpline for any man experiencing domestic violence and abuse from a partner (or ex-partner). We are a team of skilled professionals offering practical advice, information and emotional support to male victims of domestic violence, as well as to concerned friends and […]

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Protecting children today, preventing abuse tomorrow Child abuse is preventable, not inevitable. That’s why, every day, we work to protect children, prevent abuse and make child abuse a thing of the past. That’s why we’re here. That’s what drives all our work, and that’s why – as long as there’s abuse – we’ll fight for […]

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Refuge is committed to a world where domestic violence and violence against women and girls is not tolerated and where women and children can live in safety. We aim to empower women and children to rebuild their lives, free from violence and fear. We provide a range of life-saving and life-changing services, and a voice for the voiceless. […]

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Respect is the UK membership organisation for work with domestic violence perpetrators, male victims of domestic violence and young people’s violence in close relationships. We work with male victims of domestic violence because domestic violence affects men too, young people using violence and abuse in close relationships for early intervention in families and teen relationships […]

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Safeline is a leading specialist charity for sexual abuse and rape.  We are: Supporting – offering therapeutic and non clinical services for those who have been affected by the traumas that sexual abuse, rape and their associated issues reveal. Preventing – actively working towards stopping rape and sexual abuse from happening. Safeline services are confidential […]

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Survivors in Transition

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Survivors in Transition (SiT) is a support center for men and women (eighteen+) who have experienced any form of sexual abuse in their childhood. We support men and women who have experienced sexual abuse in childhood,  through a range of trauma informed, psycho-educational activities including one to one and group therapy, counselling, advocacy, research and training […]

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The Sue Lambert Trust

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The Sue Lambert Trust is a Norfolk based charity which provides support for survivors of sexual abuse. We offer a range of services including one to one counselling, practical and emotional support and group work.  We also run this website and a blog as a source of support and information. We are a non-judgemental organisation, our services are […]

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Women’s Aid

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Women’s Aid are working together until women and children are safe. We are a grassroots federation working together to provide life-saving services and build a future where domestic violence is not tolerated. Change That Lasts is our plan for a future where all survivors get the right response to domestic abuse the very first time. […]

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