Stalking is a pattern of repeated and persistent unwanted behaviour that is intrusive and engenders fear, it is when one person becomes fixated or obsessed with another and the attention is unwanted. Threats may not be made but victims may still feel scared. Importantly threats are not required for the criminal offence of stalking to be prosecuted.
Telephone to discuss concerns or report abuse. In an emergency or if you suspect someone is in immediate danger, phone 999.
Information about categories of child abuse and what to do if you think a child is being abused. If it is an emergency and a child is in immediate danger, call 999.
The Integrated Domestic Abuse Service for Hampshire (IDASH) provides refuge, resettlement, outreach and domestic violence support. In Fareham & Gosport this is provided by Southern Domestic Abuse Service. Always dial 999 if you are in immediate danger or in an emergency.
Post – PO Box 3, Portsmouth, Hampshire.
Confidential Freephone helpline, which provides information, advice and support to victims and others who are concerned about or have witnessed abuse, neglect or financial exploitation.
Helpline is available 24/7.
National charity working to end domestic abuse against women and children. Womens Aid provides a 24-hour helpline as well as a range of online support services.
Practical and emotional support, as well as referrals to other organisations, that can help if you have been the victim of a crime. The services are free and available to everyone, whether or not the time has been reported and regardless of when it happened.
For local help and support call Hampshire and Isle of Wight Victim Care Service on 02380 2401616
Confidential helpline offering advice, information and support to help perpetrators to stop being violent and abusive to their partner.
We’re the leading children’s charity fighting to end child abuse in the UK, Channel Islands and Isle of Man. We help children who have been abused to rebuild their lives, protect those at risk, and find the best ways of preventing abuse from ever happening.
The You Trust a family, creatively empowering people to thrive in their communities.
NAPAC provides a national Freephone support line for adults who have suffered any type of abuse in childhood.
Financial abuse: spotting the signs and leaving safely
Confidential helpline for men across the UK suffering Domestic Violence or Domestic Abuse by their current or former wife or partner.
Advice and support for men experiencing domestic violence and abuse.
Charity working with perpetrators of domestic abuse providing the ADAPT (Accredited Domestic Abuse Prevention Training) programme in Hampshire. The programme is for men aged 18+ who want to change their abusive behaviour towards a partner.