Domestic violence and abuse affects people across all social, economic, geographical, racial and religious boundaries. One in four women report experiencing violence and abuse at some point in their lives.
Male partners may also experience domestic violence, as can people in same sex relationships.
We have information leaflets available in our reception, alternatively there are a number of organisations who can help you, or someone you know deal with domestic violence.
The WRC is the largest effort in the world of men working to end men's violence against women. It relies on volunteer support and financial contributions from individuals and organizations.
Stop domestic violence and abuse, whoever you are..... information, help and support is available in Suffolk.
Suffolk Male Victim Support, supporting adults, children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse. Visit their website or call 0845 241 2171.
Domestic abuse affects everyone, this free programme takes place over 12 weeks during school term time and is open to any women who wish to learn about the reality of domestic violence and abuse. For more information on a course in Bury St Edmunds call 01284 753085 or for Haverhill call 01440 760924.
Useful telephone numbers
National Domestic Abuse 0800 200 0247
Relate 01284 767305
Suffolk Police 01284 774100
Bury Refuge 01284 753085