Links

If a child or vulnerable adult is at risk of immediate harm phone 999 now!

Local
Lighthouse (formerly Women’s Aid) Ipswich Helpline (domestic abuse support and counselling services)01473 228270
07516 124536
P.H.O.E.B.E. (Promotion of Health, Opportunity, Equality, Benevolence and Empowerment) For black and ethnic minority women and children 01473 231566
admin@phoebecentre.org.uk
National
Childline 0800 1111
Men’s Advice line (for male victims of domestic violence) 0808 801 0327
National Domestic Violence Helpline 0808 2000 247
NSPCC Helpline (If you have concerns about a child) 0808 800 5000
Respect (Help for perpetrators – male or female) 0808 802 4040
Restored (Help for churches) 02039 063922 www.restoredrelationships.org
Samaritans (confidential help and support) 08457 90 90 90
jo@samaritans.org
National text: 07725 90 90 90
Victim Support (for people affected by crime) 0845 456 5995 www.victimsupport.org.uk
Women’s Aid & Refuge Crisis National Helpline 0808 2000 247

For further information or help with sexual abuse please contact the following agencies:

Local
The Ferns (Help & support for all victims of sexual assault) 0300 123 5058
www.theferns-suffolk.org.uk
Fresh Start New Beginnings (The Treatment Service for Child Sexual Abuse) 01473 353355
www.fsnb.org.uk
Make a Change Team (working with children and young people who are at risk of abuse through sexual exploitation) 01473 263690
makeachange@suffolk.gov.uk
NHS Sexual Health Services 0300 123 3650 www.suffolksexualhealth.com
Sue Lambert Trust (support and counselling for survivors of sexual offences) 01603 622406
www.suelamberttrust.org
Suffolk Rape Crisis (counselling for female survivors of sexual abuse) 0800 0850 520 www.suffolkrapecrisis.org.uk
Survivors in Transition (Support for adults who have experienced sexual abuse, exploitation or violence in their childhood) 07765 052282 www.survivorsintransition.co.uk
Anglia Care TrustDomestic abuse hotline:
0800 977 5690
Ipswich Borough CouncilHotline:
0800 977 5690
National
NAPAC (The National Association for People Abused in Childhood) 0800 085 3330 (Freephone)
www.napac.org.uk
Rape Crisis (for female survivors of sexual offences) 0808 802 9999
Survivors UK (for male rape and sexual abuse victims) www.survivorsuk.org