Domestic abuse is not love. There’s no excuse.
In an emergency dial 999, or you can report non-emergencies to your local police force on 101.
If you are unable to speak safely, make yourself heard by coughing, tapping the handset or - once prompted by the automated system - by pressing 55.
The green Exit Site button on the left of this page will quickly hide the page but you will still need to delete your history to fully cover your tracks.
You can find guidance on gov.uk or use the local and national organisations below.
Other local organisations
As well as the services above, there are a number of other organisations that we would recommend.
My Sisters’ House is a women’s centre based in Bognor Regis.
They can be contacted on 01243 697800.
Safe Space Sussex is an online directory of local victim and witness specialist support services.
Safe in Sussex is a registered charity providing help and support for people affected by domestic abuse in West Sussex.
The Daisy Chain Project is a charity based in Worthing aiming to help fight domestic violence.
National Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0808 2000 247 (free and open 24 hours a day)
Women’s Aid online chat support (open 7 days a week from 10am to 6pm)
Male domestic abuse helpline: 01823 334244 (open weekdays 10am to 4pm)
Surviving Economic Abuse is the only UK charity dedicated to raising awareness of economic abuse and responding to it.