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Useful Local Documents




Useful Websites

Essex Police

Southend Safeguarding Adults Board

Thurrock Safeguarding Adults Board

SETDAB - Southend, Essex and Thurrock Domestic Abuse Partnership 


Useful Links

Request information under Clare's Law: Make a Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme (DVDS) application

SETDAB Service Directory: Information on the local and national services available to support people affected by domestic abuse

SETDAB: Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC)

Local Organisations

COMPASS – 24/7 Domestic Abuse Helpline Compass provides information, advice and guidance to the public and professionals who have concerns about family, friends and people they work with who may be victims of Domestic Abuse.

Next Chapter - help for adults and children affected by domestic abuse.

Changing Pathways - help including refuges and counselling. 

The Change Project - for victims and perpetrators.

Victim Support - local branch of the national scheme

National Organisations

Domestic Violence Assist  Specialises in assistance to obtain emergency injunctions from being further abused.

Women’s Aid Domestic Violence Helpline  Free 24-hour national helpline run by Women’s Aid and Refuge.

Men’s Advice Line  Confidential helpline for male victims of domestic abuse.

National LGBT Domestic Abuse Helpline  Emotional and practical support for LGBT+ people.

National Centre for Domestic Violence  Specialises in assistance to get emergency injunctions from being further abused.

National Stalking Helpline  Guidance on the law, how to report stalking, gathering evidence, staying safe and reducing the risk.

Victim Support  Free and confidential help to victims of crime, witnesses, their family and friends.

GOV.UK Links

Violence against women and girls guidance

Domestic Abuse – how to get help

Radicalisation - Prevent duty guidance

Modern Slavery – Useful Documents

Discrimination - your rights