The Diocese, including members of staff from the Safeguarding Service, are not responsible for the contents of external Internet sites.
Other Resources and Links
NCSC - National Catholic Safeguarding Commission
CSAS - Catholic Safeguarding Advisory Service
Church Child Protection Advisory Service
DBS - Disclosure and Barring Service
IICSA- Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse
NAPAC- The National Association for People Abused in Childhood
The Survivors Trust
NSPCC- National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
The Children's Society
Action on Elder Abuse
Shelter provide free confidential information, support and legal advice on all housing and homelessness issues.
Freephone National Domestic Abuse Helpline, run by Refuge
0808 200 0247
Live Fear Free helpline (Wales)
0808 80 10 800
Men’s Advice Line
0808 801 0327
Rape Crisis (England and Wales)
0808 802 9999
0808 802 4040
Galop (for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people)
0800 999 5428
Scotland’s Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage Helpline
0800 027 1234
Scottish Women’s Aid
0131 226 6606
Women’s Aid Federation (Northern Ireland)
0800 917 1414
Karma Nirvana runs a national honour-based abuse helpline.
0800 5999 247
Hestia provides a free mobile app, Bright Sky, which provides support and information to anyone who may be in an abusive relationship or those concerned about someone they know.
Chayn provides online help and resources in a number of languages about identifying manipulative situations and how friends can support those being abused.
Imkaan are a women’s organisation addressing violence against black and minority women and girls.
Southall Black Sisters
Southall Black Sisters offer advocacy and information to Asian and Afro-Caribbean women suffering abuse.
Stay Safe East
Stay Safe East provides advocacy and support services to disabled victims and survivors of abuse.
SignHealth provides domestic abuse service support for deaf people in British Sign Language (BSL).
020 3947 2601
Sexual Assault Referral Centres
Sexual Assault Referral Centres provide advice and support services to victims and survivors of sexual assault or abuse.
Catholics experiencing domestic abuse resources.